Applique with Human Head

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head

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Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head
Accession Number: 
59.1.178
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 400-699
Primary Description: 
Applique with Human Head. Translucent light purple. Pressed. Roughly circular, decorated in prominent relief with male head with low forehead, curved eyebrows meeting above straight nose, and parted lips; both head and face are hairless; field is flat, with rounded edge. Surviving part of vessel appears to be vertical, and its horizontal plane has pronounced curve; no bulb on interior.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15