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 I
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 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. Irregular section broken on all sides, dull surface, badly cracked as 51.1.232 A, backed with irregular strips of green, muddy-green, turbid green and red. Design preserves a rosette, rosette and white flower similar to 51.1.232 H as well as long feathery yellow-green leaves like the lower flower of 51.1.232 A.
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, #771; BIB# 29547