Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
59.1.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
75 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber or yellow-brown glass with many bubbles, pitting on both surfaces with patches of iridescent weathering film; molded with lathe-cut decoration. Thickened rounded rim flared out slightly from almost straight-sided body which bends in gently to form a deep bowl with slightly concave base; interior divided into roughly three parts by a single lathe-cut groove below rim, two more placed near transition where wall bends into base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom; BIB# AI30595
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 156, #333, pl. 40; BIB# 29547