Glass bowl


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Colorless with pale greenish tinge, and one purple streak on one side.
Rounded vertical rim; sides tapering downward, then curved in to flat bottom.
Two broad, horizontal wheel-cut grooves on interior below rim.
Intact; many pinprick bubbles and striations; dulling and pitting on exterior, patches of thick creamy brown weathering on interior.

Blue glass bowl with cut lines.

Glass bowl, Glass, Roman

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