Glass gold-band mosaic bowl fragment


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Body fragment.
Translucent cobalt blue, turquoise blue, green, purple, opaque white, and colorless enclosing gold leaf.
Convex curving side and bottom.
Gold-band mosaic pattern formed from sections of layered canes in bands of blue, colorless glass with gold leaf, turquoise blue and green, turquoise blue, white, and purple.
A few pinprick bubbles; exterior polished, with slight pitting of surface bubbles; dulling and weathering on interior and edges.

Glass gold-band mosaic bowl fragment, Glass, Roman

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