Glass mosaic bowl
- 2nd–mid-1st century B.C.
- Greek, Eastern Mediterranean or Italian
- Glass; cast
- 1 1/4in. (3.2cm)
Other: 5in. (12.7cm)
- Credit Line:
- Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
- Accession Number:
Colorless, translucent honey brown, translucent turquoise blue, appearing green, opaque white, opaque yellow, and opaque light blue.
Vertical rim with rounded edge; shallow, convex side, tapering downward to broad, slightly convex bottom.
Composite mosaic pattern formed from polygonal sections and square segments of four canes: the first in a brown ground with a white spiral; the second in a turquoise blue ground with a yellow spiral and central brown dot; the third in a colorless ground with a white spiral and central brown dot, and the fourth in blue segments. A brown cane wound spirally with a single white thread is attached as a rim.
Broken and repaired, but complete; slight pitting and dulling, three areas of creamy white iridescent weathering.
Rotary grinding marks on interior.