Spoon

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Object Name: 
Spoon
Accession Number: 
54.1.105
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm, W: 3.6 cm, Th: 0.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
75 BC-about 399 AD
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, hot-worked, blown as tubular parison with spherical bulb at one end; bulb then squeezed, perhaps in open mold, to form bowl, and opposite end of tube reheated and sealed. Hollow tubular handle with rounded end and shallow circular bowl. The glass has many bubbles, which are elongated in the handle, and some black inclusions.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, Source
1954-09-21
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 204-205, #357; p. 362, #357; BIB# 58895