Fragment of Plate

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Plate
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Overall H: 9 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Opaque light green glass with a yellow tinge, bubbly with slightly pitted surface, some light brown weathering product adhering; mold-pressed, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves part of rim and body, thick wide horizontal ledge (5 mm. thick) bends down and in to form shallow body; upper surface of ledge decorated with two concentric relief-cut ridges with a corresponding groove between them at outer edge, a third relief-cut ridge is preserved on the bottom of the vessel interior highlighting the transition from wall to floor.
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 149-150, #316, pl. 39; BIB# 29547