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Glass bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Syrian
Medium:
Glass; cast
Dimensions:
H.: 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.185
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Opaque white, appearing semi-translucent.
Thin horizontal rim with rounded outer edge; convex curving side to hemispherical body; slightly convex bottom inside outsplayed base ring with rounded edge.
Intact, except for one tiny weathered chip in rim; pitting of pinprick and larger bubbles, dulling and small patches of creamy brown weathering.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. p. 14, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.

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