Inlay or Fragment

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Object Name: 
Inlay or Fragment
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.1.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.9 cm, W: 7 cm, Th: 9 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 700-1 BC
Primary Description: 
Inlay or fragment. Opaque brick-red glass, decomposing, heavy buff to yellow-green weathering product on surface; cast and retouched by cutting. Upper torso of a man facing left with left arm raised, exaggerated shoulders taper into chest and down to waist, recutting emphasizes lower arm crossing chest as well as vertical groove in abdomen; depression for elaborate collar at neck.
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, pp. 169-170, #448; BIB# 29547
The magnificient collection of ancient Egyptian art, Greek and Roman sculptures ... formed by M. A. Mansoor (1952-01-31) lot #170;