Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel
Accession Number: 
59.1.587 J
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
50 BC-25 AD
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel. Translucent deep blue, light blue, emerald green and amethyst glass bands with opaque white bands and colorless bands casing gold foil; dull, pitted and retain patches of thin iridescent weathering crust; mosaic or gold band glass technique, lathe-cut. Fragment of bottle, fragment preserves lower part of vessel wall before it bends in and down toward base, transitions are all highlighted by lathe-cut grooves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27