Bowl (Syria), 1st century A.D.
The clarity of form and iridescent beauty of the material make this early example of Roman blown and tooled glass comparable to twentieth-century works conceived in the spirit of Modernism.
This object was
Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 7.3 x 11.9 cm (2 7/8 x 4 11/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Bowl (Syria), 1st century A.D.; mold-pressed and tooled glass; H x diam.: 7.3 x 11.9 cm (2 7/8 x 4 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein; 1961-88-9
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Iridescence.