Glass ribbed bowl
- Early Imperial
- mid-1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown and tooled
- greatest diameter: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Translucent pale blue green.
Knocked-off, outsplayed rim; short concave neck; bulging side curving in to thick, flat bottom with rounded convexity on interior.
Side tooled into sixteen irregular, vertical ribs.
Intact, except for two chips in rim; pinprick bubbles; dulling, deep pitting, and numerous patches of thick milky weathering and brilliant iridescence.
Bowl with ribbed sides.