Lace Mosaic Bowl

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Object Name: 
Lace Mosaic Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Diam: 18.8 cm
On Display
about 25 BC-50 AD
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass rods with opaque white twists, slightly bubbly, pitted surface with some brown incrustation, rim finished with blue-green cane spirally wound with opaque yellow trail; pre- formed canes sagged in mold, both surfaces polished. Shallow bowl with curving side and narrow concave base; formed of fifty- seven spirally-twisted canes laid side by side and sagged in mold. Rim made more level by laying on horizontally one, or locally two, similar canes before adding single blue-green cane with yellow spiral twist.
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Glass of the Caesars
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
The Ennion drinking cups: update (2004) illustrated, p. 179, Fig. 38, #12;
La Fenice di Sabbia: Storia e Tecnologia del vetro Antico (1995) illustrated, p. 103, fig. 165; p. 111, pl. 165; BIB# 39935
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 28; BIB# 36566
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 39, #15; BIB# 31831
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 193-194, #523, pls. 27, 41; BIB# 29547
Collezione di Vetri Antichi dalle Origini al V sec. D.C. (1914) p. 62, pl. 42, #221; BIB# 35815
I piu insigni monumenti di Ennione (1906) p. 5, fig. 1;