Inlay Cane with Eye

Object Name: 
Inlay Cane with Eye

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Object Name: 
Inlay Cane with Eye
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.1.10
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1304-1080 BC or possibly later
Primary Description: 
Deep transparent blue, yellowish-green and opaque white canes in translucent blue matrix, extremely bubbly; pitting on all surface; mosaic glass technique; rounded ends suggest the cane is complete and has not been sectioned. Yellow green iris is surrounded by opaque white glass, liner and eyebrow are transparent blue.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Abemayor, Michel, Source
1974-04-04
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 87-88, #164; BIB# 29547