Fragment of a Floral Plaque

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque

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Object Name: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.232 L
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 99-75 BC
Primary Description: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque. Translucent greyish medium blue matrix with assorted canes of opaque red, opaque yellow, opaque white, translucent green, translucent yellow-green and translucent pale amethyst glass; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Thick plaque of amethyst matrix, no edges preserved, backed with turbid yellow-green glass. An irregular yellow form in an amethyst matrix with traces of green radiating from it, also at least five large spheres, the lower portion a triangle of light green glass subsequently cased in white, yellow and two shades of amethyst.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J., Former Collection
Panel Show II
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1958 through 1958
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 257, #774; BIB# 29547