Glass dish


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent pale greyish green strongly tinged with purple; handles in same color.
Broad tubular rim, made by folding out and down; almost horizontal shoulder; S-shaped side to body; tubular base-ring, made by folding; bottom almost flat but with a thick dome at center with traces of large circular pontil mark; two handles trailed along edge of rim from right to left.
On handles, vertical tooling to make a series of alternating ridges and grooves.
Intact; a few pinprick and two large bubbles; slight pitting and faint iridescent weathering.

With raised decoration on rim.

Glass dish, Glass, Roman

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