Glass bowl


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent blue.
Rounded, thickened, and slightly inverted rim; sides curving in to pushed-in bottom.
A single, broad, horizontal wheel-cut groove below rim on interior.
Broken and repaired, with one small area of fill at base of side; a few pinprick and larger bubbles; patches of dulling, pitting, iridescence, and creamy brown weathering.
Rotary grinding marks on interior, exterior fire-polished, with one horizontal tooled indent in side.

Blue glass bowl with horizontal groove on interior below rim; sagged.

Glass bowl, Glass, Roman

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