Applique with Human Head

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head

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Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.176
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 3.1 cm, Th (applique): 1.1
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
perhaps 400-699
Primary Description: 
Applique with Human Head. Translucent purple, stamped. Roughly circular, attached to wall of vessel. Stamped in relief with human head en face, with bifurcated headdress or coiffure, curved eyebrows, oval eyes with large pupils, straight nose, and small mouth; face is hairless; head is framed to proper right by arc of dots, also in relief; edge of applique is slightly raised. Wall (Th. 0.1 cm) has bulb on interior.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 39, #41; BIB# 88262