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Overall H: 8.6 cm, W: 21.7 cm; Rim Diam: 15.1 cm
On Display
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Translucent deep blue, emerald green and brown glass bands with opaque white and colorless bands casing gold foil; gold glass technique, subsequently ground and polished. Deep bowl with two vertical handles, convex profile bent into thick pad base; probably formed separately and cast on; rim finished with a thick blue trail spirally wound with white; body and base formed of folded bands in a random pattern, two VM signature canes in base, two more in bottom of bowl.
Morpurgo, Joseph M., Source
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Ancient Mosaic Glass or Modern Reproductions? (2001) pp. 115-139; p. 131, fig. 17;
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 109, #791; BIB# 33778
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 109, #791; BIB# 33778
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 299, #914; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 43-50, note 17, fig. 23; BIB# AI90923
Late Hellenistic Glass in the Metropolitan Museum (1967) illustrated, pp. 28-29, fig. 23;