Glass hemispherical bowl

Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent blue.
Rounded, slightly inverted rim; hemispherical body with sides curving in to pushed-in bottom.
Decoration of horizontal wheel-cut grooves on interior, comprising a single broad groove below rim and a band of two narrower grooves around middle of body.
Intact; a few pinprick bubbles; patches of dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering.
Rotary grinding marks below rim on exterior and interior.

Hemispherical blue bowl with horizontal cut bands.

Glass hemispherical bowl, Glass, Greek, Eastern Mediterranean

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