Bowl with Ribs

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Ribs
Accession Number: 
55.1.78
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.7 cm; Rim Diam: 16.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Large canes with opaque white spiral in a translucent blue matrix with streaks of amethyst and green glass, thick dull iridescent weathering product on all surfaces, especially heavy in opaque white areas; mold-pressed, mosaic glass technique, polishing. Rim rounded by grinding, wall bends in to form shallow bowl, exterior decorated with twenty-seven heavy ribs beginning ca. 1.5 cm. below rim and tapering sharply toward the base; slightly concave underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
von Gans, Friedrich Ludwig, Former Collection
Schiller, Former Collection
Tabbagh, Emile, Former Collection
Category: 
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 188, #501, pl. 41; BIB# 29547
Treasures in Glass (1966) p. 16, #7; BIB# 28036
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, p. 81, #127; BIB# 27315