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Glass dish

Period:
Early Imperial, Flavian
Date:
2nd half of the 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Overall: 15/16 × 7 1/4 in. (2.4 × 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.47
Not on view
Translucent yellow green.
Plain rounded rim; side tapers inward unevenly, with slight horizontal bulge below rim on exterior; broad, almost flat bottom, with central kick and circular pontil mark; tubular foot ring at junction of side and bottom.
Broken and repaired, with some small holes in side; pitting of surface bubbles, creamy brown weathering, and brilliant iridescence.
Until 1881, collection of Jules Charvet, Le Pecq, Île-de-France; 1881, purchased from J. Charvet by Henry G. Marquand; acquired in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215-6, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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