Footed Ribbon Bowl

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Object Name: 
Footed Ribbon Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6 cm; Rim Diam (max): 11.3 cm; Foot Diam (max): 5.8 cm
On Display
about 1881
Primary Description: 
Footed Ribbon Bowl. Mosaic glass -- clear glass with varicolored stripes. Hemispherical bowl with applied short flaring pedestal-type circular foot; bowl and foot divided into four zones by stripes of alternating square pale amethyst "stars" and yellow squares and edged with paired fine white spirals, stripes crossing at center bottom on bowl; in each zone on bowl: chevron stripes from center to rim, -- moonstone, French blue with mask at point, white spiral in pale amethyst, alternate yellow and amethyst star, amethyst with medial white vein, yellow, moonstone, alternate yellow and amethyst star, French blue, moonstone, yellow triangle; on rim white twist in pale amethyst; in each zone on foot, moonstone chevron, French blue with amethyst "star" at point, amethyst with white vein, mask; rim-like bowl.
Macbeth, George D., Source
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
5000 Years of Glass (British Museum, new ed) (2012) illustrated, p. 200, top left, #255; BIB# 133950
The Yearning for Venetian Glass: Beauty that Traversed Oceans and Time (2011) illustrated, p. 18, fig. 2;
Ancient Roman Glass and Its Legacy Explored at Corning Museum of Glass (2008-04) illustrated, p. 65;
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 2;
Ecouri ale Romei antice in sticlaria moderna (2008) illustrated, p. 86, bottom; BIB# AI97179
Ancient Mosaic Glass or Modern Reproductions? (2001) pp. 115-139; p. 129, fig. 14;
The many facets of Victorian glass (1993-10) illustrated, p. 121;
Miniature di vetro: murrine 1838-1924 (1990) illustrated, p. 122, fig. 931; BIB# 33778
Ribbon Glass Bowls, A Continuing Tradition (1979-12) p. 10, fig. 5; BIB# AI61535
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 297, #907; BIB# 29547
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 42-62, fig. 7;