Molded Bowl

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Object Name: 
Molded Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm; Rim Diam: 14.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Exchange with the Denver Art Museum
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish amber glass; molded, acid-etched. Shallow curving side, wide flat base and tapered rim. On inside, one groove just below lip and a pair of grooves just above the mid point. Inside also carries decoration in low relief produced by acid etching. Ornament consists of, on the bottom, a rosette- like motif with eight radial stems, each terminating in a leaf or bud; on the sides, three standing human figures alternating with three standing birds. One figure is bearded facing left, with a pleated ankle-length robe; he holds a bird. Second figure, in a shorter plated costume is but appears to be full face. Main figure, again indistinct, also seems to be full face, with arms folded across the chest.
Denver Art Museum, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 105, #1061; BIB# 58895
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-62, fig. 46; BIB# AI90923