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Glass bowl

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; blown
Dimensions:
H.: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm) Diam.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.76
Not on view
Translucent pale yellow green.
Outsplayed tubular rim, folded out, down, and in on underside of side; S-shaped profile to body; integral tubular foot ring; uneven bottom with pontil scar, forming thick dome on interior.
Intact; pinprick bubbles and some tiny inclusions; patches of thick creamy weathering, but on most of surfaces dulling and faint iridescence.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 1102, p. 152, pl. 189.8.

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