Molded Bowl

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Object Name: 
Molded Bowl
Accession Number: 
83.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.4 cm; Rim Diam: 14.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-1983
Credit Line: 
Exchange with the Denver Art Museum
Primary Description: 
Translucent greenish amber glass; molded, acid-etched. Shallow curving side, wide flat base and tapered rim. On inside, one groove just below lip and a pair of grooves just above the mid point. Inside also carries decoration in low relief produced by acid etching. Ornament consists of, on the bottom, a rosette- like motif with eight radial stems, each terminating in a leaf or bud; on the sides, three standing human figures alternating with three standing birds. One figure is bearded facing left, with a pleated ankle-length robe; he holds a bird. Second figure, in a shorter plated costume is but appears to be full face. Main figure, again indistinct, also seems to be full face, with arms folded across the chest.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Denver Art Museum, Source
1983-11-19
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, p. 105, #1061; BIB# 58895
Forgeries and Reproductions of Ancient Glass in Corning (1977) illustrated, pp. 40-62, fig. 46; BIB# AI90923