Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Glass; cast and tooled
Other: 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (4.9 x 3 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue, purple, and opaque white.
Convex curving side tapering downward.
Marbled mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in blue ground with irregular white and purple threads and streaks; on exterior, vertical rib, tapering and becoming deeper with rounded outer edge.
Polished exterior and edge along rib; pitting of surface bubbles on interior; pitting and dulling on interior; some weathering on jagged edges.
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