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 D
Overall H: 3.5 cm, W: 4.6 cm
Not on Display
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. Similar to 51.1.232 C, section preserves lower right-hand corner of a complex plaque backed with strips of turbid yellow-green with streaks of yellow, three yellow fruits with crosses in center as preceding, similar leaves and stalks above, on right a cluster of eight yellow "grapes" on a yellow stalk; in corner and above a star-like flower with red dot center and six pointed leaves.
Tano, Phocion J. (Greek), Former Collection
Panel Show II
Corning Museum of Glass 1958 through 1958
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 256, #766, pl. 35; BIB# 29547