Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.1.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.5 cm, Diam: 22.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-499
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass; free-blown. Shallow, with one small applied handle. Cut and engraved with a series of shallow lozenges and arches surrounding a large circle on the base enclosing four quadrants containing lozenge patterns surrounding a simple square enclosed in a circle. A single incised line about 2 cm below the rim surrounds all the decoration. The rim may have been finished by grinding. The glass contains many bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hecht, Robert E., Source
1969-02-14
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 263-264, #450; p. 375, #450; BIB# 58895
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, pp. 172-173, #13;