Fragment of Dish or Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Dish or Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall Diam: 4 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Opaque very dark purple, appearing black in reflected light (matrix); opaque yellow, light green, turquoise-blue, red, white and black (inlays). Probably cast; then inlaid, and ground and polished. Fragment of dish or bowl. Lower wall or floor curves down and in. Inner surface inlaid with one complete and five fragmentary motifs: (1-3) circular elements consisting of slices of identical or very similar canes with red dot at center and six groups of radiating black, yellow, and green stripes; (4-5) ribbon-like motifs, rounded at one end, with white transverse stripes alternating with groups of polychrome stripes, in which broad turquoise strip is flanked by narrow yellow and red strips; and (6) indeterminate black, yellow, and green motif.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 129-130, 222, #1102; BIB# 58895