Fragment with Figure

Object Name: 
Fragment with Figure

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Figure
Accession Number: 
76.1.137
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
175-299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Transparent light yellowish-green glass; few very small bubbles; blown, wheel- and facet-cut, engraved. Fragment from wall of hemispherical cup. Decorated on exterior with part of scene with figure or figures (intended to be viewed from inside) surrounded by horizontal band of seven concentric wheel-cut lines inside band of oval facets. Back of head and one shoulder of young male, who faces left; behind him, partly cut through band of horizontal lines, part of oval or possibly oval object: perhaps shield held by figure; in field between shoulder and horizontal band, small engraved motif.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) pp. 242-243, #409; p. 370, #409; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 180-181, #366; BIB# 27315