Part of Brooch

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Overall L: 7.7 cm
On Display
699-600 BC
Primary Description: 
Greyish-blue glass appearing black, 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 heavy trail wound twenty-five times around body and dragged alternately back and forth twelve times to create a deep furrowed or ribbed effect; metal clasp and pin missing.
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
Martinelli, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
The Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 65;
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 123, #255; BIB# 29547