Fragment of Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.2 cm, W: 4.5 cm
Not on Display
275-100 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque brick-red glass, pitted exterior surface with some buff colored weathering crust, interior retains thick green weathering crust with dark mottled stain; cast, lathe-cut and polished. Fragment preserves section of body with deep lathe-cut grooves leaving three horizontal bands in relief below a single fin or lobe with the upper part of a pointed petal carved in relief on either side.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 278, 682; BIB# 61154
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 53, 249, 251; BIB# 61154
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 135, #278, pl. 37; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 102-103, #180; BIB# 27315