Glass striped mosaic bowl fragment

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; cast
Dimensions:
Other: 1 3/16 x 7/8 in. (3 x 2.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.1840
Not on view
Rim fragment.
Translucent cobalt blue, light blue, turquoise blue, purple, deep honey brown, opaque white, yellow, layered blue and yellow appearing turquoise green, with colorless glass.
Applied coil rim with beveled lip slanting inward; almost vertical side.
Rim in turquoise green with single spiral thread in brown; body decorated with vertical bands in irregular pattern: blue, colorless, yellow, white, brown, green, blue, brown, green, blue, and brown, with white square below.
Some pinprick bubbles; exterior polished, with pitting of surface bubbles; pitting, dulling, and faint weathering on interior; some weathering on jagged edges.