Applique

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Object Name: 
Applique
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.1.28
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 2.1 cm, Th (applique only): 0.3-0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
600-799
Primary Description: 
Applique with Ram and Guinea Fowl. Translucent purple glass; stamped. Circular disc decorated in relief with standing ram with strongly curved horns, facing left; standing on animal's back, also facing left, guinea fowl with plump body and long, slender neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
1968-03-20
Technique: 
Sasanian and Post-Sasanian Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (2005) illustrated, p. 37, #36; BIB# 88262