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(a) D: 9.5 cm, Th: .05 cm; (b) D: 9.4 cm, Th: .1 cm
Not on Display
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(a) Convex surface silver over brown, with green corrosion products; concave surface light to dark gray, with some green corrosion products; cast or beaten, silvered. Circular metal plate, with slightly curved surface. Outer (convex) surface silvered; inner (concave) surface plain. (b) colorless; blown, with ground and polished edge, and gilded, with scratched details. Disk, with gilded and painted decoration on one surface: at center, Cupid standing, with head in profile facing left (surviving parts consist of head, left shoulder, and one wing); to left, two parallel lines, almost vertical but inclined slightly to left; above and behind Cupid's head, areas of dark reddish purple (now almost black); small parts of other gilded motifs survive, but defy identification.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Ancient Art in American Private Collections
Fogg Art Museum 1954
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954