Glass beaker with indented sides
- Mid Imperial
- 2nd–3rd century A.D.
- Glass; blown and tooled
- H.: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent light blue green.
Everted rim, with thickened, rounded lip; side tapering downwards, then bulging outwards at corners, and curving in to tubular foot ring, made by folding; low kick at center of bottom with large circular pontil mark.
On lower half of body, four deep round or oval indents, giving square shape to side.
Intact; pitting to surface bubbles, slight limy encrustation, and patches of creamy weathering and iridescence.
Greenish, with indented sides.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan no. 1470, p. 198, pl. 258.8, Paris.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. pp. 67, 70 n. 18, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.