Zarte Rippenschale

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Title: 
Zarte Rippenschale
Accession Number: 
59.1.549
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25-75
Primary Description: 
Deep blue translucent glass, with white opaque trails; blown, applied, gathered slightly, marvered, trailed, inflated further, pinched or blown in mold, inflated to desired size and shape. Globular bowl. Rim vertical, with plain, cracked-off lip; shoulder slopes; wall curves down and in. Narrow horizontal trail or trails wound many times around shoulder and wall; surviving part of wall has three vertical ribs; between ribs, wall is recessed vis-a-vis shoulder, so that shoulder and ribs somewhat resemble an arcade (see REMARKS). Wall is very thin (about 0.1 cm); rim and shoulder are slightly thicker. Trails are visible on shoulder and ribs, but are very faint on wall between ribs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 205-206, pl. 766; BIB# 58895