Shoulder of Figure

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Object Name: 
Shoulder of Figure
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Overall L: 4 cm, W: 3 cm, Th: 9.5 mm
Not on Display
375-325 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque brick-red glass inlaid with canes of opaque yellow and opaque white, dull surface, scoriated and burned on one edge; cast, cut and inlaid. Fragment preserves what appears to be shoulder of a draped figure, the shoulder and body are covered with a diamond pattern net of white inlay strips, the juncture of each diamond with the next is highlighted with a small circular yellow cane; in cross section each strip is V-shaped, the white strips and yellow dots appear to be pre-cut and fit into place, not fused.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith
Museum Dahlem 1951-09 through 1951-11
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 88, #165; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 77-78, #122; BIB# 27315