Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.1.20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1960-1961
Primary Description: 
Semi-transparent almost colorless glass; blown, acid-etched. Ovoid; reworked inturned rim; ovoid body with high shoulder; base slightly concave. Apparently stained on interior with dark blue streaks. Exterior acid-etched to produce rough 'antique- looking' surface with areas of pitting and blackish crust; underside of base lustrous gold.
Provenance: 
Tiffany and Company (1837-present), Source
1961
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 98, #1047; BIB# 58895