Linen Smoother

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Object Name: 
Linen Smoother
Accession Number: 
59.1.291
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, Diam: 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
700-1099
Primary Description: 
Opaque black glass; surface heavily corroded large sections of thick encrusted top layer flaked off, heavy brownish weathering and iridescence; molded or tooled; hemispherical object of solid glass, with concave base and very rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Feldmann Collection, Former Collection
1933-04-10
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Venue(s)
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11
Medieval Glass for Popes, Princes, and Peasants (2010) illustrated, p. 119, #18; BIB# 115588
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 218-219, #441; BIB# 27315
Archaologische kunst: Romische und Griechische ausgrabungen: glaser, keramik. (1933-04-10) #216;