Dish

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Object Name: 
Dish
Accession Number: 
66.1.232
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2 cm; Rim Diam: 12.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent emerald green glass, some large bubbles, seed, light brown weathering crust adhering in patches, pitted where it has flaked off; mold-pressed or cast and lathe-cut. Flared rim ground and polished with groove on upper surface, wall bends in forming a double concave interior before curving down and in to form a flat bottom, the floor has been cut leaving a sharp ledge around the outside similar in diameter to the base on the underside, the center of the floor retains a profile boss with a point in the center; the exterior profile parallels the interior with a simple 90° cut where the body tapers to the base; slightly flared lathe-cut ring forms base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 147-148, #308, pl. 39; BIB# 29547