Fragment with Bird

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Bird
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.154
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 6.7 cm, D: 4.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 900-1099
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with blue tint; surface slightly cloudy and pitted; free blown and enameled (luster enamel); curved (spherical) section of a vessel; enamel on both sides in brown-purple and golden-opalescent colors, showing a bird and traces of at least two others.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
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