Miniature Column

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Object Name: 
Miniature Column
Accession Number: 
93.1.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.3 cm, W: 2.8 cm, Th: 1.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1300-1499
Primary Description: 
Almost opaque deep blue glass; cast in open mold. Miniature column, with capital and base; outer surfaces molded in relief, backside flat. Capital has truncated conical block, with height approximately two-thirds of width, above three rounded moldings (narrow above and below, broader between them); column plain, with semi-circular cross-section; base closely resembles capital, but is inverted. Backside has indentations made when glass was pressed into mold with tool.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sheppard and Cooper, Ltd., Source
1993-06-24
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