Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl

Object Name: 
Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl

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Object Name: 
Ribbon Mosaic Glass Bowl
Accession Number: 
71.1.21
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
99-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Rods of colorless, translucent deep blue and translucent amethyst glasses; canes of opaque white casing, translucent yellow and translucent amber with opaque white strip; cast (mosaic glass technique); ground on lathe; footring applied. Shallow bowl on footring; rim rounded by grinding; wall curves downward and inward; splayed footring made by applying and tooling trail consisting of multicolored cane; underside of base slightly rounded. Body formed from rods and canes place side by side: at center, translucent amber with white strip; on both sides, from floor to rim: translucent blue, opaque white casing, translucent yellow, translucent amethyst and colorless.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1971
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-03
National Gallery of Art 1990-12 through 1991-04
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23