Fused Mosaic Plaque

Object Name: 
Fused Mosaic Plaque

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Object Name: 
Fused Mosaic Plaque
Accession Number: 
59.1.103
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.6 cm, W: 3 cm, Th: 0.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Opaque green glass matrix with strips of translucent amethyst backing, canes of opaque light green, amethyst, opaque yellow, opaque white and opaque red, surface pitting and some traces of weathering, recently polished; mosaic glass technique. Long rectangular strip with repetitive floral motif; yellow three-petaled unit each outlined with amethyst with two stylized anthers terminating in red dots surrounded by light green, all elements spring from a stylized rectangular sepal formed of alternating amethyst and white strips.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Title Unknown (Bergstrom Art Center)
Venue(s)
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum 1976-06 through 1976-06
 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 221-222, #641, pl. 32; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 75-77, #117; BIB# 27315