Ribbed Bowl
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.233
Title
Ribbed Bowl
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
second half of the 1st century BCE-first half of the 1st century CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Crete
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman
Location
Level 3, Room 3700, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Roman Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Glass
Technique
Mold-blown glass
Dimensions
6.2 x 10.6 cm (2 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Charles Eliot Norton and Richard Norton, Cambridge, MA (by 1895), gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1895.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.233
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Intact, ribbed bowl in translucent, cobalt glass. Rim flairs from a constricted shoulder; globular body with trail of opaque white wound around the shoulder and marvered into the surface; wheel-cut horizontal groove beneath the rim; narrow, vertical ribs have been tooled around the body.

Classification: Isings form 17

Comparison: Corning Museum of Glass 58.1.35
Exhibition History

Hellenistic Art: Objects from an Expanded World, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/03/2006 - 07/29/2007

32Q: 3700 Roman, Harvard Art Museums, 11/01/2014

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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