Fibula (Pin) Bow

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Object Name: 
Fibula (Pin) Bow
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, Diam (max): 3.4 cm
On Display
699-600 BCE
Primary Description: 
Fibula (Pin) Bow. Dark blue glass, dull with extensive pitting and bubbles, opaque yellow glass, bubbly and almost completely devitrified; core-formed, trail-decorated, tooled. "Leech-shaped" bow vertically decorated with heavy trail wound twenty-five 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, Sergio (Italian), Source
Martinetti, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Ancient and Islamic Glass: Selections from the Corning Museum of Glass (2019) illustrated, pp. 30-31;
The Corning Museum of Glass (2010) illustrated, p. 65;
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 123, #255; BIB# 29547