Fragment of Inlay

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Inlay
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Overall H: 4.9 cm, W: 3.7 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Not on Display
99 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Deep blue matrix, bubbly with stripe of green-gray backing glass, opaque glass canes of green, yellow, white and red; mosaic glass technique. Fragment preserves right side of a long rectangular plaque with elaborate floral spray, long yellow stalks with green leaves bear small white petaled flower on right, two different larger buds of red, yellow and white preserved below.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 255-256, #762, pl. 35; BIB# 29547