Dish

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Object Name: 
Dish
Accession Number: 
55.1.137
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, Diam: 14.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
800-999
Primary Description: 
Transparent bluish green; few bubbles, one of which is 2.7 cm long. Blown; facet- and linearcut. Dish: shallow. Rim plain, inturned, and with external bevel; wall curves down and in, and merges with slightly convex base; trace of circular pontil mark (D. about 1 cm). Decoration is facet-cut on wall and linear-cut on underside of base. Wall has two continuous horizontal rows of hollow oval facets; upper row had about 35 relatively short facets, and lower row had about 65 longer facets. Decoration on base is composed of grooves up to 0.4 cm wide: concentric circle with single outline is filled with two squares with double outlines, superimposed at 45 degrees to form figure with central octagon and eight projecting triangles; octagon contains circle with single outline containing cross, each arm of which is composed of three parallel grooves; each space between arms of cross contains transverse groove.
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