Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
72.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm, Diam (max): 9.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass, pitted with slight iridescent film on surface; blown, trailed, tooled. Cracked-off rim flares out and up from constriction at shoulder, flattened globular body possibly blown in an open mold with applied trail of deep blue glass attached at base and wound seventeen times up to shoulder and marvered into the surface; sixteen narrow vertical ribs have been tooled around the exterior and have deformed the trails into a festooned decoration; slightly flattened base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Yeganeh, Mohammad, Source
1972-03-02
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 15 (1973) illustrated, p. 188, #6; BIB# AI91004