Bowl, Fragment

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Object Name: 
Bowl, Fragment
Accession Number: 
55.1.150
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm , D: 7 cm, Th (max): 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
200-399 or later
Primary Description: 
Transparent olive green glass, with few small bubbles; blown and wheel-cut. Bowl: hemispherical. Wheel-engraved decoration on exterior, but intended to be viewed from inside, comprises parts of three registers on wall, and circular medallion on base: (a) vine-scroll, with leaves and possibly other motifs in spaces below; (b) narrow band of herringbone ornament between ribbon-like borders with vertical hatching; (c) tall, narrow hexagons arranged in contiguous band to imitate gadroons; (in medallion) unidentified ornament.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 282, #476; p. 379, #476; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #371; BIB# 27315