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Glass bowl

Mid Imperial
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Glass; blown
H.: 1 9/16 in. (3.9 cm) Diam.: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
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.
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