Cast Bowl

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Object Name: 
Cast Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.1.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm, Diam: 12.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
75-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Richard C. Reedy
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellow-brown glass, lightly bubbly, frosted interior, usage scratches on exterior; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Rim rounded by reheating and grinding, thickened wall bends down and in to flattened hemispherical shape, interior retains two wheel-cut grooves below the rim; flattened base is slightly kicked, exterior appears fire-polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Reedy, Richard C., Source
1979-12-27
Category: 
Corning Museum of Glass (2009-01) illustrated, p. 4; BIB# 109342
Important Ancient and Islamic Glass, Classical, Egyptian, and Near Eastern Antiquities (#4324) (1979-12-13) #165;