Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius

Object Name: 
Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Medallion with Portrait of Tiberius or Claudius
Accession Number: 
55.1.67
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 6 cm, Diam (highest relief): 1.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-25
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark blue, opaque white and opaque "black" glasses; pressed. Circular or oval disk; uppermost (dark blue) layer with male profile head facing right, in high relief; subject has curly hair and clean-shaven face, is young, but not youthful, with slightly furrowed brow; on the head, laurel wreath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1955-09-09
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
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
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 26, #20; p. 326, #20; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 50-51, #54; p. 42, pl. II; BIB# 27315