5 Fragments

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Object Name: 
5 Fragments
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.562
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
(A) Light purple transparent to translucent; white opaque; (B) deep purple translucent; white opaque; (C) deep blue semi-transparent; white opaque; (D) deep blue translucent; white opaque; (E) purple translucent; white opaque and yellow opaque glasses; (A-E) blown, applied; parison rolled in chips of opaque white, marvered, reheated, and inflated to full size; (D) ground. (A) Fragment of wall. Outer surface covered irregularly with white spots which are flush with base glass. (B) Fragment. Outer surface covered irregularly with white spots which are flush with base glass. (C) Fragment of wall. Outer surface covered irregularly and profusely with white spots which are flush with base glass; (D) Fragment with rim and part of upper wall. Rim cracked off and ground; upper wall vertical. Outer surface covered with elongated white spots which slant from upper right to lower left. (E) Fragment of wall. Outer surface covered irregularly with many white and few yellow spots which are flush with base glass.
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Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 211-212, #364; p. 363, #364E; BIB# 58895