Fragment with Horses

Object Name: 
Fragment with Horses

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Horses
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.1.87
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5 cm, W: 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 25-75
Primary Description: 
Transparent emerald green; blown, wheel-cut and enameled. Roughly cylindrical cracked-off rim, rounded by grinding, fine wheel-cut groove below rim, wall thickens toward base, slight swelling form toward bottom, wall preserves enameled scene, a pair of horses, presumably from a biga, in full gallop to the right, brick-red bodies with details in black, highlights on mane and body in white, hooves dotted with pale blue.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
Category: 
Enameled Glass
Venue(s)
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
 
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953
 
Note sur l'origine d'un groupe de gobelets peints (1990) illustrated, p. 62, fig. 1; pp. 61; 65; 67; BIB# AI27170
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 98-99, #168; BIB# 27315
Title Unknown (Weltkunst) (1956-07-15) p. 8;
Glaser der Antike (1952-12) p. 496;