Fragment of Bar or Strip in Feather or Scale Pattern

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Feather or Scale Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Feather or Scale Pattern
Accession Number: 
68.1.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, L: 3.7 cm, W: 1.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
75 BC-25 AD
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque red, opaque white, opaque yellow with deep translucent amethyst glass, bubbly with patches of light brown weathering crust over surface; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment preserves long bar, roughly rectangular in cross section with one end repolished revealing a design of two rows of four feathers, one on top of the other in red, the lower portion outlined in yellow, the upper part outlined in white, all in an amethyst matrix.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1968-03-20
Category: 
Glasperlen : vom einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (2005) illustrated, p. 10; BIB# 103964
Making Glass Beads (2004) illustrated, p. 10 (bottom); BIB# 87168
Glasperlen: vm einfachen bis zum anspruchsvollen Projekt (1999) illustrated, p. 10, bottom; BIB# 64164
The History of Beads: from 30,000 B.C. to the present (1998) illustrated, p. 24-25; BIB# 69265
Making Glass Beads (1997) illustrated, p. 10, bottom; BIB# 58966
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 213-214, #606; BIB# 29547