Mosaic Glass Bowl

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Glass Bowl
Accession Number: 
79.1.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, Diam: 11.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
125-1 BC
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent amethyst canes with translucent yellow center and opaque white spiral; translucent bluish-green canes with translucent yellow center and opaque white spiral; preformed canes fused in mold; rim applied; surfaces rotary polished. Hemispherical shape; canes of like color arranged in irregular groups and rows; rim finished with trail of translucent amethyst glass spirally wound with narrow trails of translucent yellow and opaque white glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
The New Corning Museum of Glass (1980-05) illustrated, p. 55; BIB# AI9207