Fragment of ribbed bowl

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


Place of Manufacture: Italy, Lazio, Rome

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

83.20.456

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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