Pendant with Head of Calf

Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Calf

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Object Name: 
Pendant with Head of Calf
Accession Number: 
76.1.16
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
600-250 BC
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep blue glass, striations with iridescent weathering crust on surface, applied opaque white and opaque yellow glass; core-formed, trailed and tooled decoration. Pendant bead in the shape of a calf's head, tooled snout is highlighted by yellow nose, bulging white eyes have blue centers, arching eyebrows in yellow move back to small tooled yellow ears, large suspension loop in blue on back of head.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 110, #220; BIB# 29547