Enameled Fragment

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Object Name: 
Enameled Fragment
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm, Rim Diam (estimate): 9 cm
Not on Display
probably 1-99
Primary Description: 
Transparent green bubbly glass, surface partly covered with pitted iridescence; free blown and enameled; rim fragment of a cup (probably similar to the cup from Locarno, Simonett, Tessiner Graeberfelder, 1941, plate 8); on the outside foliage predominately in yellow, light blue, light green, white enamel (slightly discolored); with one blossom partly in white, yellow branches and green leaves (very similar to the cup from Locarno).
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
Richard La Londe and Friends (2009) illustrated, p. 27, lower right; BIB# 112312
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 255-256, pl. 847; BIB# 58895
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 75, 249; BIB# 61154
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 98-99, #169; BIB# 27315