Fragment with Youth

Object Name: 
Fragment with Youth

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Youth
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.200
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.6 cm, W: 2.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
300-399
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent light blue glasses; gold sandwich. Roughly oval disc chipped from larger object; gold leaf panel applied to underside of colorless glass and covered with blob of translucent blue glass; octagonal panel contains bust of beardless youth, frontal, but with head turned partly to right, wearing tunic of "omophorion" type, with circular brooch at throat; in field, two space-fillers.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 246-247, pl. 837; BIB# 58895