2 Bowl Fragments

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Object Name: 
2 Bowl Fragments
Accession Number: 
51.1.237
Dimensions: 
Overall a) H: 6.1 cm, W: 6.3 cm; b) H: 4.1 cm, W: 4.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
2 Bowl Fragments: Translucent aquamarine matrix, extremely bubbly with ribbons of opaque white, opaque red, opaque yellow and opaque yellow-green glass, pitted with light brown patches of weathering crust on interior and exterior; mosaic glass or millefiori technique with tooled rim. Two fragments preserve rim and part of body of a deep rather ovoid bowl, pattern is random and may be composed of excess bands from other vessels, rim is heavily tooled on the exterior and has been flattened but is deformed in some places.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 198, #538, pl. 30, 41 (a, b); BIB# 29547