Attachment for Pin (?)

Object Name: 
Attachment for Pin (?)

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Object Name: 
Attachment for Pin (?)
Accession Number: 
71.1.8
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.1 cm, W: 2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-399
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass; blob of glass attached to removable rod and pressed, presumably in pincerlike hand tool. Oval, disk-like object, with narrow, vertical hole in bottom edge and face in low relief on each side, partly surrounded by small quantities of excess glass. Side 1: frontal image of Silenus, with bald head crowned with fillet of grapes and ivy leaves, bushy eyebrows, small nose, drooping mustache and beard; side 2: frontal image of Silenus, very similar to side 1, but less distinct.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alex G. Molloy, Inc., Source
1971
Category: 
Plastik sanatlarda cam malzemenin uygulanisi (2003) illustrated, p. 18, fig. 2.3, row 4, #1; BIB# 120381