Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 8 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Star canes with opaque white centers and radiating arms in a translucent yellow-brown matrix alternate with a circular cane of the same matrix with an opaque white center and an opaque white casing, bubbly glass pitted with some stone, interior polished recently, exterior pitted and dull; mosaic glass or millefiori technique, subsequently polished. Fragment preserves section of rim and part of body from a large carinated bowl, narrow horizontal rim bends down and in to form a deep collar before bending a second time into the globular body as far as preserved.
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 187, #498, pls. 29, 41; BIB# 29547