Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.138
Dimensions: 
Overall H (max): 4 cm, W: , D: , Diam: 13.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
425-350 BC
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium blue glass, bubbly with deeply pitted and highly iridescent surface; cast, wheel-cut and possibly lathe-polished. Thin sharp rim flares out from shallow concave body, transition highlighted with a lathe-cut or wheel-cut groove, within this circle the exterior is decorated with a sixteen-petal flower, each petal alternately preserving a medial ridge and medial groove, each petal is separated from the next by a groove, the center from which the petals radiate is apparently undecorated but heavily weathered and pitted.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-12-13
Color: 
Material: 
Ancient Persia: The Art of an Empire
Venue(s)
University Art Museum, Texas 1978-02-12 through 1978-04-16
Walters Art Gallery 1978-05-06 through 1978-06-17
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954