Fragment of Laced Mosaic Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Laced Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Laced Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall L (max surviving): 6.4 cm; Approximate Rim Diam: 12 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Laced Mosaic Bowl. Colorless glass with opaque white twists; on rim, translucent deep blue trail with opaque white twist; preformed rods sagged in mold; inner surface polished, outer surface perhaps fire- polished. Bowl with curving side; thirteen rods, each with single spiral twist, laid side by side; rim leveled by laying on horizontally trail with single spiral twist.
Gutmann Collection, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 194, #524-526, pls. 29, 41 (a-c); BIB# 29547