Ribbed Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.1.79
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm; Rim Diam: 12.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-75
Primary Description: 
Large canes with opaque white spiral in a translucent amethyst matrix with streaks of colorless glass, bubbly with heavy pitting and some brilliant iridescence as well as heavy white weathering crust especially over white glass spirals; mold-pressed, mosaic glass technique with wheel-cut grooves. Deep bowl, round rim, straight-sided vessel with wheel-cut groove on interior just below the rim, two more close together emphasizing lower body where the wall bends in more sharply to form a rounded bottom and flattened base; exterior decorated with a series of twenty-four narrow mold-pressed ribs beginning ca. 1.5 cm. below the rim and tapering sharply toward the flattened base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
Category: 
VENINI - Glass and Design in a World Perspective
Venue(s)
Mingei International Museum 2001-07-05 through 2002-01-31
Carder and Revivalism
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1985-05-09 through 1985-11-01
 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Ancient Glass from the Collection of Ray W. Smith
Venue(s)
Fogg Art Museum 1952
 
La Fenice di Sabbia: Storia e Tecnologia del vetro Antico (1995) illustrated, p. 101, fig 158; BIB# 39935
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 188-189, #502, pls. 27, 41; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, p. 81, #128; BIB# 27315
Catalogue des Verres Antiques de la Collection Ray Winfield Smith (1954) illustrated, p. 20, pl. 6, #71; BIB# 28196