Fish-Shaped Applique

Object Name: 
Fish-Shaped Applique

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Object Name: 
Fish-Shaped Applique
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Overall H: 2.5 cm, W: 4.5 cm, Th: 1.9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled and wheel-cut. Hollow fish- shaped applique attached to wall of vessel; fish is seen from side, facing right; mouth open wide, with teeth in upper and lower jaws; on head, eye and gills clearly indicated by tooling and cutting; on body, pectoral, pelvic, dorsal and anal fins tooled and wheel-cut, lateral line indicated by single wheel- cut groove; patches of scales indicated by cutting.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Cage Cups: Late Roman Luxury Glasses (2015) illustrated, pp. 156-157; BIB# 146773
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 285, #479; p. 380, #479; BIB# 58895
Fragments of Late Roman Cage Cups in the United States (1993) illustrated, p. 114, fig. 3; p. 115; BIB# AI34300