Square Mirror

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Object Name: 
Square Mirror
Accession Number: 
70.1.55 B
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 6.8 cm, Th: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 300-699
Credit Line: 
Gift of Toufic Arakji
Primary Description: 
White plaster disc with glass of uncertain color. Squarish shape with slightly bowed sides and rectangular projections at corners; base flat, sides roughly vertical, upper surface recessed to receive fragment of thin-walled blown glass of uncertain color inset to form mirror, D: about 4.8 cm., with slightly convex surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Arakji, Toufic, Source
1970
Category: 
Mirrors: Reflections of Style (2012) illustrated, p. 7, #4;
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 94, 683; BIB# 61154
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 71-72, #1012; BIB# 58895