Fragment of Ribbon Glass

Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass
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Overall H: 2.8 cm, D (max): 7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Canes of translucent green, amber, deep blue, white, blue, opaque red, tanish-white weathering product and heavy pitting on exterior and interior; mosaic or ribbon glass technique, lathe-grinding. Fragment is rim, shaped by grinding, 1/3 of way down straight-sided vessel wall the wall thickens projects sharply and continues at this thickness sloping slightly inward. Design consists of irregular canes roughly parallel to each other in the following sequence: yellow, colorless circle with yellow center and white dots, green, yellow, deep blue, white, patch of red, blue and white cane with red center, blue and green patches with blue circles with white and red pinwheel design, red, yellow patches beneath, blue cane, yellow, green.
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 201, #549, pl. 30; BIB# 29547