Fragment of a Floral Plaque

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque

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Object Name: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.1.232 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2 cm, W: 3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 99-75 BC
Primary Description: 
Fragment of a Floral Plaque. Translucent greyish medium blue matrix with assorted canes of opaque red, opaque yellow, opaque white, translucent green, translucent yellow-green and translucent pale amethyst glass; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. No preserved edges, backing of amethyst with white and red streaks, small roughly rectangular section of a floral plaque with two poppy-like flowers of red with yellow stems and four oval leaves on each stem, each leaf is split by a yellow cane and is blue-green on top, green on base, portion of a yellow cluster on left side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Tano, Phocion J., Former Collection
Panel Show II
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1958 through 1958
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 256, #764; BIB# 29547