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Object Name: 
Fragment
Accession Number: 
66.1.104
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.8 cm, W: 4.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-50
Primary Description: 
Canes of various colors including colorless laminating gold foil; cast (mosaic glass technique); lathe-cut and polished. Cylindrical box; wall tapers and curves in at bottom, with two lathe-cut grooves at junction with base. Decorated with canes of various colors arranged in sections. Surviving section has, from center outwards, translucent amber cased with opaque white; translucent green laminating opaque white and cased with opaque white; translucent amethyst cased with opaque white; colorless laminating gold foil; (composite band of translucent amber flanked with translucent blue and translucent amethyst, all cased with opaque white; colorless laminating gold foil; translucent amethyst cased with opaque white; translucent green cased with opaque white; translucent amber cased with opaque white; translucent green cased with opaque white.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1966
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 205, #560, pls. 29, 42; BIB# 29547