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Glass dish

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) Diam.: 4 1/4 x 1 7/16 in. (10.8 x 3.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.138
Not on view
Translucent blue green.
Tubular rim, folded in, round, out, and down; shallow, convex side to body, expanding slightly downwards; broad, almost flat, and slightly pushed-in bottom; small applied solid foot ring, with flat base.
Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, iridescence, and large patches of creamy weathering.
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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