Applique

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Object Name: 
Applique
Accession Number: 
59.1.252
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 3.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 400-499
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale green glass with many bubbles; stamped. Roughly circular disc attached to wall of vessel; obverse: rectangular stamp, W: 2.3 cm, H: 2.2 cm, framed, especially at sides and bottom, by excess glass; within a lightly beaded border, four standing figures above one line of inscription; two central figures shown frontally, those at sides are smaller and face inwards; inscription illegible, but apparently in Greek or Latin capitals. Bulb on inner surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Technique: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 236-237, pl. 823; BIB# 58895