Oval dish

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Object Name: 
Oval dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.1.108
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, W: 13 cm, L: 22.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Dish. Transparent light amber and amethyst streaked glass with many bubbles. Oval dish, somewhat distorted, with base ring; hollow rim, folded unevenly outward and downward, rounded by reheating; straight tapering side, thickened floor, deep amethyst streak spirals clockwise into base; applied base ring; slightly splayed, tooled, cracked off and incompletely rounded by reheating; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sobernheim, Former Collection
Komor, Mathias, Source
1953
Sobernheim, Clara (German, 1888-1963), Former Collection
1933
to
1952
Sobernheim, Moritz Sebastian (German, 1872-1933), Former Collection
Glass of the Caesars
Venue(s)
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 71-72, #85; p. 331, #85; BIB# 58895
Glass Capturing the Dance of Light (1993) illustrated, p. 62, bottom; BIB# AI30595
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 99, #41; BIB# 31831
Some Pieces You Should See in The Corning Museum of Glass (1984) illustrated, pp. 39-40; p. 40, fig. 2;
Masterpieces of Glass (Ceramic Age) (1955) p. 59.;
The Sobernheim Collection of Ancient Glass (1952-04-19) illustrated, p. 18, pl. 2, lot 128; BIB# 12935