Fragment of Bar or Strip in Diamond Pattern

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Diamond Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Diamond Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.3 cm, L: 2.5 cm, W: 1 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque yellow, opaque red, opaque medium blue, opaque light blue and opaque deep blue, bubbly, some pitting and lightly weathered; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Segment of long, complex bar roughly rectangular in cross section retains a diamond pattern formed by repetitive pointed ovals in groups of four, each oval is a light blue center cased with medium blue and translucent yellow-green tipped with red at each end, within the diamonds formed by this network pattern is a yellow cloverleaf or rosette cased with red in a deep blue matrix.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 215, #611; BIB# 29547