Enameled Fragment

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Object Name: 
Enameled Fragment
Accession Number: 
59.1.83
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.1 cm, Rim Diam (estimate): 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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).
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
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
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