Cup(?) (Fragment)

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Object Name: 
Cup(?) (Fragment)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.281
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.6 cm, Th: 0.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Colorless with green fracture, over transparent deep blue glasses, gold, paint or enamel; blown, gilded (details scratched with stylus) and painted. Cup(?): fragment from vertical wall. Overlay extends over most of fragment, but has horizontal, rounded edge near highest point. Decoration consists of gilded head and shoulders of young male, shown frontally with head turned slightly to viewer's left; he wears tunic and pallium; he is framed by painted "pediment" comprising two groups of lines which converge above his head; each group has yellow line flanked by two narrower ivory-colored lines; uppermost part of "pediment" projects above protective overlay.
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