Part of Brooch

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Object Name: 
Part of Brooch
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.134
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 5.2 cm, D (at center): 2.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
699-600 BC
Primary Description: 
"Black glass", dull with extensive pitting and bubbles, opaque yellow glass trails, bubbly and almost completely devitrified; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. "Leech-shaped" bow vertically decorated with a heavy trail wound fourteen times around body and dragged alternately back and forth twelve times to create a deep furrowed or ribbed effect; metal clasp and pin missing.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Color: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 122-123, #254; BIB# 29547