Amber Lid or Plaque

Object Name: 
Amber Lid or Plaque

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Object Name: 
Amber Lid or Plaque
Accession Number: 
H: 2.3 cm, L: 15.9 cm, W: 10.8 cm
Not on Display
about 1941
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
Transparent amber non-lead glass; cire perdue casting. Small rectangular plaque with inset lozenge shaped scene in high relief of putti drinking and playing within a vineyard, surrounded by a foliate band decorated with a set of pan pipes-top/center, and unidentical masks on opposite short sides; scene is framed in low relief border of narrow parallel inscribed lines crossing at the corners, overall matte surface; edges and back are polished; unsigned.
McKearin, Helen, Former Collection
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source