Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm, Diam: 11.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
50 BCE-50 CE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Ribbed Bowl. Transparent yellowish brown glass with a few bubbles; cast, sagged over a mold, ribbing tooled, fire-polished, lathe-cut and ground. Deep bowl; rim rounded by grinding; side tapers, then curves inward to bottom; underside slightly hollowed; exterior with twenty-two tapering ribs, which begin 1.8-2.0 cm. below lip and terminate 2.1 cm. from center of bottom; exterior fire-polished; interior with lathe-cut groove below lip and two lathe-cut grooves near mid-point; interior and top of exterior lathe-polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
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