Finger Ring

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Object Name: 
Finger Ring
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.1.80
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 2.3 cm, Th: 0.5 cm; Bezel W: 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199 or later
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Transparent purple glass, with opaque white and transparent yellowish brown blob; rod heated until soft, then bent into ring so that ends met and fused on cooling; area of junction pinched and somewhat flattened to form bezel; white blob dropped onto bezel and flattened; smaller brown blob dropped onto white. finger-ring: circular cross section, with slightly wider, flattened oval bezel, which is decorated with oval white blob surmounted by smaller brown blob.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Inscription: 
1232-4
mark
Painted on side in yellow
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 65, 218, #996; BIB# 58895