Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
59.1.567-2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.2 cm, L: 4 cm; Rim Estimate Diam: 28 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
75 BCE-175 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue-green or sea-green glass, bubbly with patches of iridescent crust on surface; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves section of rim, a thin relief-cut groove elaborates the interior just below the lip while the exterior has been cut away at a corresponding level over a 2 cm. wide band to form a raised relief-cut groove which defines the lower limit of this band.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 143, #295, pl. 39; BIB# 29547