Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
54.1.102
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.3 cm, Diam: 16.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25-75
Primary Description: 
Translucent amber or yellow-brown glass, bubbly with exterior pitted surface, some patches of thick iridescent weathering crust adhering; mold-pressed, tooled, lathe-cut and polished. Shallow shape with ground rim, wall bends in to form convex profile with slightly kicked base, seventeen ribs on exterior, upper third of bowl has been lathe-cut, some ribs have been trimmed in this process; deep lathe-cut groove on interior below rim, two more define the bottom of the bowl with a third wide lathe-cut groove (D: 13 mm) forming a boss in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, Source
1954-09-21
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Treasures in Glass
Venue(s)
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 153, #327, pls. 20, 40; BIB# 29547
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 16, 19-20, #11; BIB# 28036