Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl

Object Name: 
Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
On Display
99-1 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Rods of colorless, translucent deep blue and translucent amethyst glasses; canes of opaque white casing, translucent yellow and translucent amber with opaque white strip; cast (mosaic glass technique); ground on lathe; footring applied. Shallow bowl on footring; rim rounded by grinding; wall curves downward and inward; splayed footring made by applying and tooling trail consisting of multicolored cane; underside of base slightly rounded. Body formed from rods and canes place side by side: at center, translucent amber with white strip; on both sides, from floor to rim: translucent blue, opaque white casing, translucent yellow, translucent amethyst and colorless.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23