Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 3 cm
Not on Display
50 BCE-25 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque red and orange marbleized glass; mosaic glass or millefiori technique, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment of rim and body, rounded rim preserves deep lathe-cut groove on the interior and corresponding beveled surface on the exterior creating a distinct rounded lip, wall bends down and in forming a collar above a shallow truncated conical form as far as preserved; on exterior beneath the collar body has been relief-cut to leave a narrow ridge highlighting the constriction.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 184, #489, pls. 25, 41; BIB# 29547