Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 14 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-50 CE
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass, pitted with multiple layers of white iridescent film with black outer crust flaking away; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves rim and part of body, rim flares out almost horizontally, this horizontal edge is cut with a delicate groove while the upper surface retains two relief-cut bands which define the width of the rim, the wall bends down forming an almost straight-sided vessel with two raised relief bands 1 cm. below the rim, a second 7 cm. below the first.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 147, #306, pl. 39; BIB# 29547