2 Fragments

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Object Name: 
2 Fragments
Accession Number: 
74.1.59
Dimensions: 
(a) W: 3 cm; (b) H: 3 cm, D: 2.9 cm, Th: 0.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-199
Primary Description: 
Semi-transparent deep blue, royal blue glasses; blown, enameled. (a) Royal blue glass, crizzling on interior surface, usage scratches on exterior; blown with enamel decoration Fragment preserves stylized garland painted in opaque yellow blobs above a border line of opaque yellow and opaque red; (b) fragment from vessel of unknown form; decoration in opaque white, opaque pink, opaque yellow, opaque blue, opaque red, opaque brown, and opaque yellow: perhaps parts of three marine creatures: (A) prawn with brown outlines and antennae, and blue body; (B) elongated element, rounded at end, which is blue, and with brown, red, and yellow details; behind (B) and part of (A), (C) larger element with double-curved sides, painted in pink which shades into brown, and with brown spots; adjoining (C) and perhaps belonging to it, one narrow white line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 257-258, pl. 852; pp. 259-260, pl. 856; BIB# 58895