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Glass dish

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
3rd–4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
Diam.: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.73
Not on view
Translucent pale blue green.
Tubular rim, folded slightly in, round, out and down; shallow vertical side, then turned in horizontally to form floor with slightly concave profile; integral tubular low foot ring; flat bottom with central pontil mark and slight dome on interior.
Intact; pinprick bubbles; deep pitting, iridescence, and creamy brown weathering.
Said to be from Cyprus

1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1709, p. 225.

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