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Glass dish

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) Diam.: 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1416
Not on view
Translucent blue green.
Tubular rim, folded out and down, forming a bulging flange around top of side; shallow side to body, expanding downwards and then curving in to almost horizontal floor; solid foot ring with flat lower edge; flat bottom.
Intact; many pinprick bubbles; severe pitting and weathering, and patches of brilliant iridescence.
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