Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
65.1.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.2 cm, Diam: 12.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue glass, bubbly, with colorless inclusion in rim; cast, sagged over mold, ribbing tooled, ground, lathe-cut. Shallow bowl; rim rounded by grinding; wall tapers, swells slightly then curves sharply inward to plain, slightly hollowed bottom; fifty ribs on exterior running from swelling to bottom; on interior, broad lathe-cut groove shortly below rim and two concentric grooves between greatest diameter and bottom; interior and top of exterior smoothed by grinding.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1966-11
Category: 
Pressed Glass, 1825-1925
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1983-04 through 1983-10
St. Louis Art Museum 1983-12-01 through 1984-03-01
Suntory Museum of Art 1984-07-17 through 1984-09-02
Portland Museum of Art 1984-11-01 through 1985-12-31
Cincinnati Art Museum 1985-04-13 through 1985-05-26