Cast Bowl

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Object Name: 
Cast Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.128
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, Diam (max): 10.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst glass, weathered, heavily pitted with patches of brilliant iridescence; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Rim rounded by reheating and grinding, wall bends in slightly, thinning toward base which is flat; single wheel-cut groove on interior, 1 cm below rim, exterior fire-polished, interior lathe-polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-25
Category: 
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23