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Fragment of ribbed bowl

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Fragment of ribbed bowl. Amber: dull blue: opaque white: slight iridescence. Imitates agate

Provenance

By 1870 purchased in Rome by the Misses Williams; by date unknown purchased by Thomas Gaffield from Miss Williams, artist in Rome; gift of Thomas Gaffield to MFA, April 2, 1883

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield

Roman, Augustan or Tiberian Period, 31 B.C.–A.D. 37

Place of Manufacture

Rome, Lazio, Italy

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

83.20.456

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels