Fragment of Star-Patterned Bar

Object Name: 
Fragment of Star-Patterned Bar

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Star-Patterned Bar
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 4 cm, W: 2.5 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Five-pointed star canes with opaque yellow centers cased with deep blue rays of opaque white in a translucent deep blue matrix, bubbly, thin brown iridescent film, one surface repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment preserves two and one-half canes of single star motif joined together to form a long roughly rectangular bar.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 216, #618; BIB# 29547