Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.36
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 8.5 cm, H: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent square deep blue canes cased with opaque white with opaque white dot in center float in deep blue matrix, one of opaque yellow glass sandwiched between two colorless layers is preserved on interior of base, dull, surface is covered with a thin translucent white film flaking away; mosaic glass or millefiori technique, subsequently firepolished. Fragment preserves base of a ribbed bowl which sat on a tall flaring conical foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Category: 
Romische Glaser des Landesmuseums Mainz (1999) illustrated, p. 169; p. 362; Plate 107.1; BIB# 64614
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 184, #490, pls. 25, 41; BIB# 29547