21 Inlays and Canes

Object Name: 
21 Inlays and Canes

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Object Name: 
21 Inlays and Canes
Accession Number: 
64.1.216
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Estate of George S. McKearin
Primary Description: 
Chips and fragments of opaque yellow, opaque green, opaque white, opaque red, translucent deep blue and medium blue and translucent blue-green, all are broken and weathered; all are mosaic glass or millefiori technique including: two fragments of eye canes, one primarily translucent deep blue, the other turquoise; one translucent deep blue-green cane with turquoise spiral; a vessel fragment with checkerboard blue and white as well as red and green square; a bar of translucent deep blue cased on one flat side with opaque white; three inlaid fragments with parallel stripe design, one red and white; one blue, red and white; one white and blue; four chips of translucent greenish-blue inlay material with checkerboard white patterns probably from a larger piece; part of a floral plaque in green with a large yellow, white and red petal; a small inlay fragment retaining yellow circles cased with white in a blue field with yellow on either side; two fragments with turquoise, yellow, blue and red horizontal bands; D-shaped translucent deep blue inlay; fragment of a wing, possibly in yellow, blue and white backed with red; curved fragment, possibly a vessel with yellow, green, red and white on one surface; two fragments of bars pulled down while hot and preserving a checkerboard and chevron pattern respectively.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1964-09-09
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Color: 
Material: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 209-210, #589; BIB# 29547