Applique with Human Head

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.134
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 2.9 cm, Th (applique): 1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 600-799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent blue glass with dark inclusions; stamped. Roughly circular shaped disc applied to wall of vessel; stamped in high relief with schematic human head with large lentoid eyes but few other features, surrounded by incomplete circle or dots, also in relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Technique: 
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 40, #44; BIB# 88262