Applique from Beaker with Sea Creatures

Object Name: 
Applique from Beaker with Sea Creatures

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Object Name: 
Applique from Beaker with Sea Creatures
Accession Number: 
76.1.142
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.7 cm, W: 4.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
300-350
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; inflated (perhaps lamp-worked) and tooled, applied to blown shape. Fragment of appliqué: rear part of squid or cuttle fish. Flattened tubular body, tapering toward end; on either side of lower body, long narrow fin with tooled ribs. Attached to wall of vessel at one point, behind upper end of fins.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 237-238, pl. 826; BIB# 58895