Fragment of Shallow Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Shallow Bowl
Accession Number: 
59.1.567-6
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 8.8 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 20 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-50 CE
Primary Description: 
Opaque intense yellow-green or brown glass appearing black with multiple veins of opaque white imitating onyx or agate; mosaic glass or millefiori technique and lathe-polished. Fragment preserves rounded rim and tapering vessel wall as far as preserved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 191, #515, pls. 26, 41; BIB# 29547