Fragment of Ribbon Glass Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4 cm, W: 5.5 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Not on Display
99-1 BCE
Primary Description: 
Bands of various colors, spirally twisted canes and mosaic glass elements; cast (mosaic glass technique). Floor of bowl; quadrant design, cp. 66.1.214, each quadrant containing pairs of like bands arranged in V with mosaic glass element at junction. Mosaic glass elements are square or diamond-shaped with opaque white dot at center, surrounded by squares or diamonds of colorless, opaque white, translucent amethyst and opaque yellow glass. V-shaped components are, from center toward rim: opaque yellow laminating colorless, translucent blue laminating opaque white, opaque white laminating colorless, translucent green laminating opaque yellow, translucent amethyst and opaque yellow.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 201, #547, pl. 30; BIB# 29547