Marvered glass stem cupOn display
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Marvered glass stem cup
Date12th - 13th century (1101 - 1300)
Material and technique
glass, probably free-blown and shaped in a mould, with marvered decoration in white
Dimensions4 cm (height)
8.2 cm (diameter)
No. of items
Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1975.
Museum locationLower ground floor | Gallery 1 | Exploring the Past
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Glossary of terms
Decorative glass created by rolling hot and malleable glass over a flat surface known as marver, to create smooth sides or to consolidate applied decoration.