Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment

Roman, Italian

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Body fragment.
Translucent purple and opaque white.
Convex curving side tapering downward.
Marbled mosaic pattern formed from sections of a single cane in purple ground with white threads and streaks; on exterior, single pronounced vertical rib with rounded top.
Polished interior; pitting of surface bubbles on interior; dulling and patches of creamy iridescent weathering on exterior; some iridescent weathering on jagged edges and chipped surface of exterior.

Glass mosaic ribbed bowl fragment, Glass, Roman, Italian

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