Inlay Cane Eye

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Object Name: 
Inlay Cane Eye
Accession Number: 
74.1.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.9 cm, W (max): 2.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and dark yellowish-green glass, elongated striations on outer surface of liner, slight iridescence in spots; mosaic technique, opaque white applied on either side of pupil, liner folded over entire unit and pulled four notches made in edge while hot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Alex G. Molloy, Inc., Source
1974-02-06
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 227, #659; BIB# 29547