9 December 2008
A ROMAN RIBBED GLASS BOWL
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.- EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Amber in color, the broad bowl sagged, with numerous short vertical ribs on the shoulders below the flaring rim, with a wheel cut groove on the interior below the rim, on a slightly concave base
4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) diameter
Zakary Collection, Los Angeles, 1960s.
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For the shape compare the ribbed bowl in The Corning Museum of Glass, no. 26 in Harden, Glass of the Caesars.
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