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Overall H: 3.9 cm, Diam (max): 13.2 cm
On Display
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Canes of amethyst amber with opaque white spirals and translucent amethyst center; translucent amethyst with opaque white spirals and translucent amber center; one amethyst matrix with opaque white star pattern and opaque yellow center, rectangular amethyst canes with three opaque white stripes running lengthwise, chips of blue-green matrix with opaque yellow spirals, and opaque medium blue, opaque yellow and opaque white chips, dull exterior surface, some pitting on interior surface; preformed canes fused in mold, interior lathe-polished, exterior fire-polished. Shallow bowl, rounded rim finished with large amethyst cane with opaque white twist, subsequently ground and fire-polished; side curves inward to form slightly rounded base; two opposing holes, D: 0.3 cm, drilled in wall, shortly below rim, one filled with copper or bronze.
Minutoli, Heinrich Menu von (Prussian, 1772-1846), Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
Glass of the Caesars
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Heisses Glas: Techniken und Projekte aus ofengeformtem Glas (2004) illustrated, p. 12, lower left; BIB# 83474
Antikes Glas (Handbuch der Archaologie) (2004) illustrated, p. 172 (Taf. 157); BIB# 83444
El Vidrio Tecnicas de Trabajo de Horno (2003) illustrated, p. 12, lower left; BIB# 83109
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (1999) p. 9, Plate E.6; BIB# 72068
Miniature Masterpieces: Mosaic Glass 1838-1924 (1995) illustrated, p. 12, fig. 23; BIB# 36114
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 8, #2; BIB# 33778
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 8, #2; BIB# 33778
Glass Of The Roman Empire (1988) illustrated, pp. 14-15, fig. 3; pp. 6, 9; BIB# 32608
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 35, #12; BIB# 31831
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 179-180, #466, pls. 24, 41; BIB# 29547
Millefiori Glass in Classical Antiquity (1968) illustrated, p. 66, fig. 27, #8; pp. 65-68; BIB# AI83734
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, p. 79, 81, #126; BIB# 27315
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 21, pl. 13, #72; BIB# 28196