Rosette Inlay Plaque

Object Name: 
Rosette Inlay Plaque

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Object Name: 
Rosette Inlay Plaque
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.5 cm, W: 1.5 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque white, opaque yellow, translucent bluish-green, translucent yellow-brown and translucent yellow-green glass, pitted, dull; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Slice of a roughly square cross section cane preserving the design of an elaborate rosette, a white circular center cased with a square blue-green outline from which four opaque white large leaves project alternating with small yellow leaves, each is cased in translucent yellow-brown glass, the entire motif set in a light yellow-green matrix.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 219, #632; BIB# 29547