Inlay fragment

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Object Name: 
Inlay fragment
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overall W: 1.5 cm, L: 2 cm, Th: 5 mm
Not on Display
99 BC-99 AD
Primary Description: 
Inlay fragment. Canes of opaque red, opaque yellow and translucent greenish-blue glass, pitted and devitrifying; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Roughly rectangular inlay preserves repetitive pattern of blue rosettes formed by four pointed oval shaped leaves cased in yellow floating in a red matrix.
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 218, #628; BIB# 29547
The magnificient collection of ancient Egyptian art, Greek and Roman sculptures ... formed by M. A. Mansoor (1952-01-31) lot #170;