Strip

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Object Name: 
Strip
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
52.1.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8 mm, L: 1.7 cm, Th: 2.5 mm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
99 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Strip. Canes of opaque yellow, opaque white, opaque red and translucent blue glass, pitted and dull surface, one face repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Roughly rectangular fragment preserves an alternating feather pattern of blue feathers with white dot at tip cased with yellow followed by red feathers with a yellow dot at tip cased with white.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1952-02-04
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 214, #607; BIB# 29547
The magnificient collection of ancient Egyptian art, Greek and Roman sculptures ... formed by M. A. Mansoor (1952-01-31) lot #170;