Applique with Human Head

Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head

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Object Name: 
Applique with Human Head
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.9 cm, W: 2.8 cm
Not on Display
perhaps 400-699
Primary Description: 
Applique with Human Head. Translucent light purple. Pressed. Roughly circular, decorated in prominent relief with male head with low forehead, curved eyebrows meeting above straight nose, and parted lips; both head and face are hairless; field is flat, with rounded edge. Surviving part of vessel appears to be vertical, and its horizontal plane has pronounced curve; no bulb on interior.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15