Handkerchief Bowl

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Object Name: 
Handkerchief Bowl
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Overall H: 6.9 cm, W: 14.9 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Pale green transparent glass; blown, applied. Deep bowl. Rim plain, with rounded lip; wall tapers, then curves in at bottom; base hollow, with low kick; circular pontil mark (Diam: 1.5 cm), with scale. Shortly below lip, single horizontal trail wound in one and one-quarter revolutions, reduced to shallow rib by reheating. Rim crumpled, with ten projecting folds of different sizes and shapes. Glass contains some very small and few larger bubbles, and specks of scale. At one point, just below trail, wall has fold (L: 1.4 cm): evidently not intentional.
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., Source
Il Corning Museum (2005-06) illustrated, p. 20; BIB# AI98014
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, p. 140, pl. 647; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 40 (1998) illustrated, p. 142, #3; BIB# AI40492
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1997 (1998) illustrated, p. 4, top; BIB# AI95178