Fragment of Mosaic Bowl

Object Name: 
Fragment of Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
59.1.425
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.9 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: about 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 800-899
Primary Description: 
Opaque red, white, green, and yellow; and opaque red, yellow, and green. Slices of cane fused to form disk, which was slumped; ground. Fragment of circular or oval bowl(?). Rim plain, with rounded lip; upper wall (Th. 0.3 cm) curves down and in. Surviving part has 10 cane slices (D., when not distorted, about 1 cm): slices 1–9 have red dot at center, surrounded by white ring with, at edge, ring of alternating yellow and green radiating stripes; slice 10, at bottom of fragment, is similar, but has red dot at center, surrounded by yellow ring with, at edge, ring of alternating yellow and green stripes. Exterior and top of rim are shiny; interior is matte.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15