about 70 Elements and Chips of Mosaic Tesserae

Object Name: 
about 70 Elements and Chips of Mosaic Tesserae

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Object Name: 
about 70 Elements and Chips of Mosaic Tesserae
Accession Number: 
Smallest H: 0.7 cm, W: 0.7 cm; Largest H: 0.8 cm, W: 1.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium and deep blue, translucent light green, medium green, yellow-green, opaque red and opaque yellow, opaque yellow-green, brick-red and amethyst appearing black cased with colorless and a thin layer of gold foil sandwiched between, weathered and pitted, many pieces broken; cast, scored and cut. Complete tesserae and many chips of various colors, some vessel fragments intermixed.
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 74-75, #1020; BIB# 58895