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Overall H: 15.4 cm, Diam: 5.7 cm
On Display
25 BCE-50 CE
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst glass with colorless streak, bubbly; probably sagged, tooled and lathe-cut. Shallow bowl; rim, rounded by grinding, flares up and slightly out from body, which bulges, then curves in toward bottom; base slightly concave. On body, forty-eight irregular, more or less vertical ribs descend from immediately below rim towards bottom, but most taper and disappear above base. Obvious tool marks below rim. Interior has wide lathe-cut groove, 1.8 cm below rim.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Minutoli, Heinrich Menu von (Prussian, 1772-1846), Former Collection
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity
University of Michigan 1991-04-05 through 1991-05-05
Glass of the Caesars
British Museum 1987-11-18 through 1988-03-06
Romisch-Germanisches Museum 1988-04-15 through 1988-10-18
Musei Capitolini 1988-11-03 through 1989-01-31
Corning Museum of Glass
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Spezil-Verzeichniss der im Auktions
Minutoli Museum 1875-10-25
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 18, fig. 2.3, row 3, #2; BIB# 120381
Glass from the Ancient World: So Diverse a Unity (1991) illustrated, p. 42, no.6; BIB# 34381
Glass of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 50, #26; BIB# 31831
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 154, #329, pls. 20, 40; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, p. 117, #198; BIB# 27315