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Accession Number: 
90.4.20
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 18.4 cm, D(max): 9.4 cm (B) H: 12.1 cm, D(max): 10.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1990
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, ground. (A) Ellipsoid shape; horizontal "rim" ground; wall descends in slightly concave curve to rounded shoulder and then continues in shallow convex curve to rounded bottom; glass contains numerous bubbles up to 1.2 cm long; (B) spherical shape; horizontal "rim" ground; wall descends in slightly concave curve for short distance and then continues in smooth, convex curve through greatest diameter to rounded bottom; glass contains numerous bubbles up to 0.7 cm long.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Gudenrath, Bill ((American, b. 1950)), Source
1990-05-24
Color: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 81-83, #1026, #1028; BIB# 58895
Recent Research on the Portland Vase (1990) pp. 108-121, fig. 66;
The Manufacture of the [Portland] Vase and Its Ancient Repair (1990) pp. 108-109, fig. 66;