Canes and Strips (monochrome and mosaic glass elements)

Object Name: 
Canes and Strips (monochrome and mosaic glass elements)

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Object Name: 
Canes and Strips (monochrome and mosaic glass elements)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.1.29
Dimensions: 
Longest Red Cane H: 3.5 cm; Green Cane H: 3.5 cm; Blue Tile W: 1 cm, D: 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Seventeen strips, canes and tiles of opaque medium blue, opaque white, opaque red, opaque yellow, translucent amethyst, translucent deep blue, translucent blue-green and turbid translucent green glass, all pitted and variously weathered; cast and mosaic glass (or millefiori technique. One rectangular bar, medium blue, roughly square in cross section; two rectangular bars, opaque white, roughly rectangular in cross section; three rectangular bars, opaque red, two roughly square in cross section, one a wide flat rectangle; four rectangular canes, opaque red inlaid with strips or bands of opaque white, yellow or red, all roughly rectangular in cross section; one rectangular strip, opaque yellow sandwiched between two bands of translucent amethyst, roughly rectangular in cross section; two short rectangular strips, broken from the same element, opaque white fused to translucent blue-green, roughly rectangular in cross section; a cylindrical cane, translucent turbid green, circular in cross section; three rectangular tiles of opaque medium deep blue.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Blumka, Leopold, Source
1958-06-05
Category: 
Title Unknown (Bergstrom Art Center)
Venue(s)
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum 1976-06 through 1976-06
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 209, #588; BIB# 29547