Applique

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Object Name: 
Applique
Accession Number: 
95.1.26
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.3 cm, W: 3.2 cm, Th (max): 1.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-399
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent pale yellowish green glass; applied to wall of vessel, stamped. Appliqué: roughly circular, attached to wall of vessel. Decorated in high relief with female head seen frontally. She has deep-set eyes, snub nose, and pointed chin; her lips are parted. She has distinctive hairstyle or wig bound with fillet; hair is parted at center and brushed sideways to fillet, with two curls on each side of parting, immediately above fillet; below fillet, hair is brushed horizontally, ending in curls just below level of ears (which it covers).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 173-174, 236, #1197; BIB# 58895