Glass gold-band mosaic bowl fragment


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Rim fragment.
Translucent blue, turquoise blue and yellow appearing green, opaque white, and colorless enclosing gold leaf.
Vertical rim with beveled inner edge; straight side, then curving in sharply.
Gold-band mosaic pattern formed from sections of layered canes slanting from top right to bottom left in bands of colorless glass with gold leaf, blue, white, and turquoise blue and yellow.
A few pinprick bubbles; exterior polished, with slight pitting of surface bubbles; dulling and creamy weathering on interior and edges.
Possibly part of a lid.

Glass gold-band mosaic bowl fragment, Glass, Roman

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