Cameo Glass Fragment

Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment

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Object Name: 
Cameo Glass Fragment
Accession Number: 
59.1.114
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, Th: 0.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue, opaque white glasses; cast or blown, cased and cut (cameo technique). Fragment from wall of large cup or hollow form; decorated in high relief with vine: stems, one tendril and part of two leaves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 77, 249, 251; BIB# 61154
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 64-65, #74; p. 330, #74; BIB# 58895