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Glass dish

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm) Diam.: 6 x 2 7/8 in. (15.2 x 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.137
Not on view
Colorless.
Tubular rim, flaring up and outwards, and folded out and down; shallow S-shaped side to body; tubular foot ring, made by folding; almost flat bottom, pushed-in slightly with thick, prominent dome on interior at center and pontil scar on exterior.
Intact; some pinprick and larger, elongated bubbles; pitting, dulling, creamy brown weathering, and 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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