Applique with Human Head

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head

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Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.174
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm, W: 2.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-799
Primary Description: 
Applique with Human Head. Transparent pale yellowish green. Stamped. Roughly oval, with height greater than width. Appliqué has human head en face, with bifurcated headdress or coiffure, prominent eyebrows, straight nose, mustache, and possibly beard. Wall has prominent bulb on interior.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 38, #38; BIB# 88262