Engraved Fragment

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Object Name: 
Engraved Fragment
Accession Number: 
59.1.134
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with few bubbles; outer surface slightly iridescent; free blown and engraved; bottom of a bowl with side curving at periphery; bottom was formed by a central medallion accompanied by two deep grooves, medallion containing in deep cutting an unidentified animal (?) which part of the body and very long wavy tail have been preserved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Color: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 281-282, #475; p. 379, #475; BIB# 58895