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Carinated glass dish

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
1st half of 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, probably Italian
Medium:
Glass; cast and cut
Dimensions:
Diam.: 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm) H.: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number:
17.120.248
Not on view
Translucent emerald green.

Horizontal rim with rounded outer edge and slightly concave upper lip; carinated side, with two convex curves, the lower one being shallower than the upper; flat bottom within low rounded base ring.

Small raised circle at center of bottom on interior.

Intact; pinprick bubbles; deep pitting with brilliant iridescence and patches of thick creamy brown weathering.
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