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Overall H: 9.1 cm; Rim Diam: 7.6 cm; Foot Diam: 4.1 cm
On Display
1460-1360 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, bubbly, some stone, trails of opaque turquoise, opaque white and opaque yellow, brown decomposition on surface; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Thick rounded rim bends down sharply to form deep inverted conical body; rim and body decorated with a thin applied trail of white wound around ten times alternating with three trails of turquoise and four trails of yellow all marvered in and dragged upward toward rim thirty times; a heavy trail of turquoise is left in relief on the rim, a corresponding trail of yellow followed by white highlights the bottom of the bowl before it tapers inward and down to form a thick stem terminating in a flattened, rounded foot; the edge of the foot is highlighted with a turquoise trail, the underside has a conical depression.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
L 51.22
collector's mark
in red foot
collector's mark
in red foot
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Brooklyn Museum
A Touch of Glass
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Wine: Celebration and Ceremony
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1985-06-04 through 1985-10-13
Egypt's Golden Age
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 1982-02 through 1982-05
Houston Museum of Natural Science 1982-06 through 1982-09
Walters Art Gallery 1982-10 through 1983-01
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Ejiputo no kodai garasu (1985) illustrated, p. 99 (XI-17) b/w; p. 39 (2b-17) color; BIB# 86735
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 52-53, #10, pls. 2, 37; BIB# 29547
Die Glasgefasse im alten Agypten (1968) p. 99, pl. 11, #17; BIB# 25458
Ancient Glass at Corning (1962) p. 26, fig. 2;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 22-23, #4; BIB# 27315
Neue Zeitung (1951-10-24)
Neue Zeitung (1951-09-14)