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Burgundy Ribbed Bowl (Rippenschale) with White Trails

Object Details

Title:

Burgundy Ribbed Bowl (Rippenschale) with White Trails

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Roman

Place:

Eastern Mediterranean, Italy (Place Created)

Date:

second half of 1st century B.C.

Medium:

Glass

Object Number:

2004.20

Dimensions:

6.5 × 8.1 cm (2 9/16 × 3 3/16 in.)

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Object Description

Roman cast translucent purple rippenschale drinking bowl with spiraling white glass decoration combed around the ribs. The bowl has a slightly flaring rim.

Provenance
Provenance
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Giorgio Sangiorgi, Italian, 1886 - 1965 (Rome, Italy)

by 1968 - 1988

Erwin Oppenländer, 1901 - 1988 (Waiblingen, Germany), by inheritance to his daughter, Ingrid Reisser, 1988.

1988 - 2004

Ingrid Reisser (Böblingen, Germany), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Meisterwerke der Glaskunst aus internationalem Privatbesitz (November 22 to January 5, 1969)
  • Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, November 22, 1968 to January 5, 1969
Molten Color: Glassmaking in Antiquity (November 9, 2005 to July 24, 2006)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa (Malibu), November 9, 2005 to August 6, 2006
Molten Color: Glassmaking in Antiquity (January 11 to April 23, 2007)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa (Malibu), January 11 to April 23, 2007
Molten Color: Glassmaking in Antiquity (October 8, 2009 to February 22, 2010)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa (Malibu), October 8, 2009 to February 22, 2010
Bibliography
Bibliography

Saldern, Axel von, ed. Meisterwerke der Glaskunst aus internationalem Privatbesit, exh. cat. (Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle, 1968), p. 15, no. 17.

Saldern, Axel von, et al. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, exh. cat. (Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1974), p. 100, no. 260.