Plaque with Dancing Satyr

Object Name: 
Plaque with Dancing Satyr

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Object Name: 
Plaque with Dancing Satyr
Accession Number: 
59.1.122
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.3 cm, W: 6.3 cm, Th (max.): 0.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Opaque light blue glass over translucent blue; mold-pressed. Rectangular plaque. Upper layer decorated in relief: youthful male, naked, facing left; hair in disorder; torso twisted, appearing frontally; above buttocks, tail; left arm extended back toward right edge, grasping thyrsus with ribbon in left hand; near bottom of thyrsus, small part of motif that appears to be one paw of panther skin. Top and right edges grozed on inner side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15