Shallow Bowl

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Object Name: 
Shallow Bowl
Accession Number: 
63.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 15.8 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
199-1 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent amber or yellow-brown glass, slightly bubbly with much strain cracking, some pitting on surface, thick white weathering crust breaking away to reveal bright patches of iridescence; cast and lathe-polished. Rim rounded by grinding, thick wall bends down into rounded shallow form, deep lathe-cut groove 1 cm. below rim on interior below a wider (5 mm.) groove, concentric lathe-cut polishing marks evident under weathering product on interior; slightly flattened base highlighted by two concentric lathe-cut grooves on exterior (diam. 4 and 5 cm., respectively).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Safani, Esteban, Source
1963-01-14
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 139, #286, pl. 38; BIB# 29547