Dish

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Object Name: 
Dish
Accession Number: 
66.1.237
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.7 cm, Diam (max): 39.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1-50
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish blue glass with few bubbles; cast or mold- pressed, lathe-cut and polished. Large shallow bowl with footring; short vertical rim with lip rounded by grinding; shortly below lip, two lathe-cut grooves on both interior and exterior; wall flares to carination with rounded profile, 3 cm below lip, then curves in toward bottom; shortly below carination, deep lathe-cut groove with smaller groove on either side; on interior, circular relief band, D: 5.2 cm, surrounds profiled boss with raised center; low footring, D: 12 cm, finished by lathe-cutting, retains abraded line around bottom of exterior, interior is uneven where foot joins bottom of vessel, perhaps indicating that foot was fused to vessel, then cut and polished. Entire bowl has concentric lathe-cut striations on interior and exterior surfaces.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Color: 
Material: 
Glass of the Caesars
Venue(s)
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 of the Caesars (1987) illustrated, p. 47, #23; BIB# 31831
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 142-143, #294, pls. 18, 39; BIB# 29547