Inlay Cane with Eye

Object Name: 
Inlay Cane with Eye

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Object Name: 
Inlay Cane with Eye
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Overall H: 3 cm
Not on Display
1304-1080 BCE or possibly later
Primary Description: 
Deep transparent blue, yellowish-green and opaque white canes in translucent blue matrix, extremely bubbly; pitting on all surface; mosaic glass technique; rounded ends suggest the cane is complete and has not been sectioned. Yellow green iris is surrounded by opaque white glass, liner and eyebrow are transparent blue.
Abemayor, Michel, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 87-88, #164; BIB# 29547