Ribbed Bowl (Zarte Rippenschale)

Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl (Zarte Rippenschale)

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Bowl (Zarte Rippenschale)
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, Diam (body with ribs): 10 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium blue glass, pitted with some iridescence on surface; blown with trailed and tooled decoration. Racked-off rim flares out and up from constriction at shoulder, flattened globular body possibly blown in an open mold has applied trail of opaque white attached at base and wound around body more than twelve times up to the shoulder and marvered into the surface; nineteen narrow vertical ribs have been tooled around the exterior and have been flattened into a thin shape distorting the trail decoration into a festooned motif; slightly flattened base.
Vollmoeller, Heidi, Source
Die Verbreitung der Zarten Rippenschalen (1967) pp. 165; 153-166;
Ancient Glass at Corning (1962) p. 29, fig. 11; BIB# AI58241