AMBER RIBBED BOWL (zarte Rippenschale)
AMBER RIBBED BOWL (zarte Rippenschale) of Hans van Rossum
Size↑5.0 cm | ø 9.8 cm | Weight 102 g
First half of 1st century AD | Roman Empire with areas of concentration in northern Italy, Dalmatia, Carniolia (Slovenia) and the Ticino area
Technique : Probably combination of a mold and free blown, tooled.
Classification: Isings 1957 form 17
Description: Translucent amber colored glass, squat spherical body, flaring but not widened mouth, rim cracked-off and polished; blown into a mold and decorated with twenty ribs which are connected by an arch. Flattened base, no pontil mark.
Condition: Intact, weathering; perfect condition
Provenance: Ex private New York City collection, formed between 1997 – 2013, Acquired in 1996 by Khader M. Baidum & Sons, Jerusalem, Israel
Published: Arte Primitivo New York, auction 66, 24 July 2013 lot 157, Archaeological Center Tel Aviv, auction 16, 8 April 1996 lot 106
Reference: Archaeological Center Tel Aviv, auction 50, 21 April 2011 lot 320
For an identical example Vetri Antichi del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia, L. Mandruzzato and A.
Marcante no. 221 (inv. AQ12684) for a manganese example, decorated with opaque white thread
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, accession no. 81.10.75
Literature: ‘Die Verbreitung der ‘’zarten Rippenschalen’’ T. E. Haevernick in Jahrbuch des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz, 14. Jahrgang 1967