TWO ROMAN GLASS BEAKERS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Both colorless with a very pale green tinge, one a lotus beaker, the conical body mold blown with five rows of lotus buds, a ring above the base and a dotted ring at the center of the base, the rim cracked off and ground; and one a free blown beaker, the sides indented, on a kicked base, the short outsplayed rim cracked off
Lotus beaker: 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high (2)
Lotus beaker: with Sheppard & Cooper, London, 1995.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1991 (Shining Vessels, no. 52).
with Sheppard & Cooper, London, 1993.
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For a similar indented beaker see no. 171 in Whitehouse, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, vol. one.