Fragment of a Millefiori Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Millefiori Bowl

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Millefiori Bowl
Accession Number: 
74.1.41 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.9 cm, W: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-499
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, some small bubbles, crizzled surface, opaque yellow green, purple, red, yellow and blue green mosaic glass canes; technique as above. Shallow band, rounded rim, wheel-cut groove 1.7 cm. below rim on interior, wall bends in somewhat more sharply than above, a flower composite of mosaic glass canes and strips has been marvered into the interior surface, probably a more complicated design than above.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Category: 
A New Nilotic Bowl at The Corning Museum of Glass (2015) illustrated, p. 61 (bottom right); BIB# 705278
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 195, #531, pls. 29, 41; BIB# 29547