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Parthian Glass

Bowl with circular facets

PDC 47184

Bowl with circular facets
molded with concave facet cut
PDC 47184_multiHeight : 3", Diameter: 4¼”.
Cut glass bowl has five horizontal rows each with slightly concave circles. Each horizontal row has the same size circles but all rows are slightly different in size. The largest circle is the single one on the bottom of bowl. When held against a bright light, the bottom of the glass bowl illuminates an almost golden, fire-like hue. Iridescence both inside and out is of a mottled speckled green and black coloring.
Photo by permission Malter Galleries
- Malter Auction, Ancient Art from Around the World (14 Oct 2007), lot 201


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