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 H
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm, W: 3.1 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. Section roughly rectangular preserving one finished edge, back retains some rectangular muddy-green strips, otherwise motif on front penetrates through. Plaque retains a single medium-sized rosette of four heart-shaped leaves, the tips in yellow, the center white, the ends in red, below this a small white flower, a yellow circular center with red dots and six rounded pointed leaves; along broken edge are traces of large floral elements similar to the rosette as well as a yellow fruit and a green and yellow- green leaf.
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, #770; BIB# 29547