Floral Plaque (Mosaic Glass Inlay)

Object Name: 
Floral Plaque (Mosaic Glass Inlay)

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Object Name: 
Floral Plaque (Mosaic Glass Inlay)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.530
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.9 cm, W: 3.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99-75 BC or possibly earlier
Primary Description: 
Similar to CMG 59.1.529, backed with irregular strips of turbid yellow-green, rounded edge of plaque preserved on one side. Motif consists of a central rounded yellow fruit with a dot from which radiates an assortment of elements, at least two irregular but pointed yellow-green leaves, two long yellow lines cased with white, a pyramidal cluster of white squares cased with yellow, a small flower with red dot centers and six white rounded petals, a yellow-green element cased with yellow and dotted with colorless glass in a square cane and traces of a white leaf tipped with red and a second cluster of white square elements.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 255, #761; BIB# 29547