Glass bowl


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Colorless; handle trails in same glass.
Broad, outsplayed rim, turned up, round, down, and under; short convex side to body; tubular, slightly outsplayed, low foot ring, made by folding; downward rounded ridge around edge of bottom, pushed-in center with circular pontil mark, forming domed base to interior of bowl; two handles applied on opposite sides of rim, tooled to form a row of alternating vertical ridges and furrows.
Intact; pinprick bubbles; dulling, pitting, creamy brown weathering, and iridescence.

Small, with boss in center and plastic decoration on rim.

Glass bowl, Glass, Roman

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