Shallow Bowl

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Object Name: 
Shallow Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm; Rim Diam: 14 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880
Primary Description: 
Millefiori glass. The shallow rounded bottom continues into the short, slightly concave walls with flat ground rim; a ring below rim; the decoration consists of yellow and green flower-like, blue-white and blue-white-red spiral canes which are incorporated into violet-pink (cranberry) glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Modern Glass Inspired By Ancient Rome (2008-02-22) illustrated, p. 2;
Ancient Mosaic Glass or Modern Reproductions? (2001) pp. 115-139; p. 121, fig. 5;
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 296, #905; BIB# 29547
English and continental coloured glass and French glass Paperweights... property of Mrs. Applewhaite-Abbott, Part 4 (1953-06-15) #669;