ROMAN DEEP RIBBED BOWL OF GREEN GLASS, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY BC – 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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Culture: Roman
Date: 1st Century B.C. – 1st Century A.D.
Medium: Glass
Condition: Intact, very good overall state of preservation.
Provenance: Ex- French private collection; Pierre Berge, Paris, December 15, 2009, lot 349.
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm), Diam. 3 3/8 in. (8.4 cm.)
Ref No.  RO1311

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Description

This bowl has a tall rim, a band of small ribs around its center. The vessel has been fire polished and mot of its original fire polish preserved.

cf: Glaser der Antike, Sammlung Erwin Oppenlander, Axel von Saldern, no. 252, p. 96; Ancient Glass in National Museums Scotland, C.S. Lightfoot, 2007, no. 146, p. 70; The Toledo Museum of Art, Early Ancient Glass, Grose 1989, nos. 239-42, pp. 266-7; Roman Glass from Dated Finds, Isings 1957, form 2b; Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Museum, N. Kunia 1997, nos. 55-6, p. 257-8.