Glass ribbed bowl
- Early Imperial
- 1st–3rd quarter of 1st century A.D.
- Glass; blown, trailed, and tooled
- H.: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Diam.: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
- Accession Number:
Translucent deep honey yellow; trail in opaque white.
Knocked-off, uneven rim; short concave neck; globular body curving in to thick bottom, flat but slightly concave at center.
Trail applied to bottom and wound spirally around body, with large patch on lower side, ending in a fine trail on shoulder; side tooled into twenty-one irregular, vertical ribs.
Intact, except for four chips in rim; a few pinprick bubbles; dulling, faint iridescent weathering, and weathering of trail between ribs.
Dark amber ribbed cup with white lines around shoulder and body.