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: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 2.3 cm
Not on Display
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.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 63, 217, #992; BIB# 58895