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 J
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.4 cm, W: 3.9 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. Roughly square fragment preserving one finished edge with chips, backed with irregular segments of "black,", red, grey, white and green glass. Design of a rosette similar to preceding surrounded by three small white flowers with a round yellow center and red dots, around the broken edge sections of the large central design consisting of round yellow fruit, large red, white and yellow flowers with long pointed green leaves cased with yellow.
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, #772; BIB# 29547