Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.271
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.3 cm, Diam: 9.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
200-399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass; blown; cracked off; cut and polished. Bowl with short, everted rim, cracked off and ground; roughly globular body with greatest diameter above mid-point; rounded base; no pontil mark. Decoration: five horizontal bands of narrow oval depressions which are wheel-cut and slightly polished; top and second rows have forty-seven depressions, third row has forty-one, fourth row has thirty-three, and bottom row has twenty-two depressions.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 257-258, #440; p. 374, #440; BIB# 58895