Part of Brooch

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Overall W: 5.2 cm, D (at center): 2.1 cm
On Display
699-600 BCE
Primary Description: 
"Black glass", dull with extensive pitting and bubbles, opaque yellow glass trails, bubbly and almost completely devitrified; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. "Leech-shaped" bow vertically decorated with a heavy trail wound fourteen times around body and dragged alternately back and forth twelve times to create a deep furrowed or ribbed effect; metal clasp and pin missing.
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, pp. 122-123, #254; BIB# 29547