Fragment of Ribbon Glass

Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass
Accession Number: 
76.1.112
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Bowl base and foot. Canes of translucent amethyst, deep blue, yellow, opaque white, also colorless canes with yellow twist, thin milky-white iridescent film on exterior and interior. Some slight pitting; mosaic or ribbon glass technique, lathe-grinding on interior. Fragment is the base of a shallow bowl attached to a wide circular foot. Design consists of a central yellow square from which radiates a cross of amethyst bands which divide the bowl into four quadrants, each quadrant is filled with bands placed at right angles in the following pattern from center outward: colorless cane with yellow twist, opaque white, colorless cane with yellow twist and yellow cane.
Department: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 201, #546, pl. 30; BIB# 29547