Pendant in Form of Human Bust

Object Name: 
Pendant in Form of Human Bust

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Object Name: 
Pendant in Form of Human Bust
Accession Number: 
76.1.182
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 300-399
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Opaque very dark purple glass, appearing black, with opaque white and red inlays; tooled and applied, with loop formed around rod. Pendant in form of human bust, shown frontally; almost flat. Suspension loop protrudes from top of head; face round, with small projecting nose and inlaid eyes, each consisting of small white disk with red spot at center; neck thick; shoulders rounded; straight, horizontal lower edge; figure wears white circular pendant on white string.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 63, 217, #992; BIB# 58895