Fragment of Panel with Figure

Object Name: 
Fragment of Panel with Figure

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Panel with Figure
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Overall H: 4.8 cm, W: 6.9 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass over deep amethyst glass which appears black; cast, carved, cut and ground (cameo technique). Plaque consisting of amethyst layer, 0.9 cm thick, with deeply pitted lower surface, (under opaque white layer, 0.3 cm thick; fragment shows portion of torso and legs (Goldstein) or, more probably, just the thighs of a male wearing a loincloth or short tunic, facing right, holding two legs of a hoofed animal in his right hand.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking
Corning Museum of Glass 1982 through 1982
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
An Exhibition of Augustan Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art 1939
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 45, #42; p. 327, #42; BIB# 58895
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking (1982) illustrated, pp. 24, 101-102, #10; BIB# 30609
Drei Antike Gefasse aus Kameoglas in Corning, Florenz und Besancon (1964) illustrated, pp. 13-30, esp. 27-29, fig. 20;
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 104-105, #183; BIB# 27315
Augustan Art (1938) 15 p.; BIB# 24294