Fragment of Ribbon Glass

Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass
Accession Number: 
76.1.118
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 4.1 cm, D: 9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass. Bands of translucent red, green, blue, yellow, and white in a translucent blue matrix, see 55.1.83 for configuration; exterior pitted and weathered. Interior repolished recently. Mosaic or ribbon glass technique. Fragment preserves rim and wall of a shallow lens-shaped dish with colored bands laid alternately next to short composite strips.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
1976
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 198, #535, pl. 30; BIB# 29547