Dish

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Object Name: 
Dish
Accession Number: 
53.1.107
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 4.9 cm, W: 17.8 cm, L: 23.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 400-525
Primary Description: 
Dish. Transparent light greenish-yellow glass with seed, some bubbles, white stone in body and black stone in rim; blown, with applied and tooled base ring. Oval dish; somewhat irregular hollow rim folded outward and downward, shallow tapering side, slightly thickened floor with low kick; applied ring base cut off, diagonally tooled and rounded by reheating; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1953-11-10
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 71, #84; p. 331, #84; BIB# 58895
Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Islamic Antiquities and Works of Art Including Ancient and Islamic Glass from the Collection of Ray Winfield Smith (1975-05-02) #242; #908;
Masterpieces of Glass (1968) p. 82, #106; BIB# 18813