Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
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Overall H: 6.9 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Star canes of opaque brick-red glass with opaque white arms and translucent grey to amethyst circular centers, dull pitted surface, interior polished recently; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves section of rim and part of body from a large carinated bowl, narrow horizontal rim has been cut above and below to form a half-round profile around the exterior, the upper surface is cut with a shallow groove before bending down and in to form a deep collar which is highlighted by a relief-cut step above and below on the exterior and by a second series on the interior; the wall bends down into a deep form as far as preserved, the exterior is highlighted by a third relief-cut step immediately below this transition.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 187, #499, pls. 29, 41; BIB# 29547