3 Fragments of Painted Vessels

Object Name: 
3 Fragments of Painted Vessels

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Object Name: 
3 Fragments of Painted Vessels
Accession Number: 
74.1.57
Dimensions: 
(a) L: 2.8 cm; (b) L: 2.7 cm; (c) L: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-299
Primary Description: 
(a) Colorless glass with aquamarine tinge, slightly bubbly; blown with enamel decoration. The fragment preserves rather thick globular vessel possibly the lower section of a cup with a small green bellied bird with brown legs, a red tail, and a blue and brown wing walking to the left amid foliage; (b) deep green glass, bubbly; blown with enamel decoration, fragment preserves lower portion of rather thick vessel and preserves a painted figure wearing a pink spirally striped garment with a white striped tassel facing right, both feet are preserved, painted in yellow and detailed in brownish-black line on a yellow-green groundline; (c) colorless glass with a yellow green tinge, unweathered; blown with enamel decoration. Fragment preserves side of a shallow bowl with painted decoration on exterior surface to be viewed when looking through the vessel, it shows a figure standing on a light brown background, the right leg wearing yellow anklet bracelet rest on the ball of the foot, the left leg supporting the weight of the figure is draped with a green garment highlighted in light blue and yellow.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1974-12-12
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) p. 257, pls. 850-851; p. 266, pl. 863; BIB# 58895