Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall L: 8.5 cm, H: 3.7 cm
Not on Display
25 BC-99 AD
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent square deep blue canes cased with opaque white with opaque white dot in center float in deep blue matrix, one of opaque yellow glass sandwiched between two colorless layers is preserved on interior of base, dull, surface is covered with a thin translucent white film flaking away; mosaic glass or millefiori technique, subsequently firepolished. Fragment preserves base of a ribbed bowl which sat on a tall flaring conical foot.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Romische Glaser des Landesmuseums Mainz (1999) illustrated, p. 169; p. 362; Plate 107.1; BIB# 64614
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 184, #490, pls. 25, 41; BIB# 29547