Head Inlay

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Object Name: 
Head Inlay
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.7.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.8 cm, W: 3.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1999
Primary Description: 
Opaque dark reddish-brown plaster with black tinted wax applied on surface as a weathering product. Profile faces right with large ear somewhat crudely carved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1952-02-04
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 292, #892; BIB# 29547
The magnificient collection of ancient Egyptian art, Greek and Roman sculptures ... formed by M. A. Mansoor (1952-01-31) lot #63;