Mixing Bowl

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Object Name: 
Mixing Bowl
Accession Number: 
69.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm; Rim Diam: 21.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 299-230 BC
Primary Description: 
Transparent light yellowish-green glass, slightly bubbly with pitted surface and some patches of thick dark brown weathering crust; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Thick flared rim, profiled by lathe-cut groove on exterior and interior forming a rib along the lip, wall bends in and down to form a deep hemispherical body which rests on a solid almost cylindrical stem, the bottom of the bowl is highlighted with four cut grooves; the stem spreads out and steps down onto a domed foot with profiled rib at edge corresponding to the one on the lip; wobbly foot has been ground, underside concave.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arpad Antique, Inc., Source
1969
Color: 
Material: 
Fustat Glass of the Early Islamic Period (2001) p. 22, #1c; BIB# 75800
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 135-136, #279, pls. 17, 38; BIB# 29547
Glass Lagynoi (1972) p. 21;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, p. 171, #2;
Additions and Corrections to "Late Hellenistic Glass in the Metropolitan Museum" (1969) p. 18;