Mosaic Bar with Rosettes and Circles

Object Name: 
Mosaic Bar with Rosettes and Circles

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Bar with Rosettes and Circles
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Overall H: 6 cm, W: 3.2 cm, Th: 0.9 cm
On Display
25 BCE-50 CE
Primary Description: 
Mosaic Bar with Rosettes and Circles. Canes of opaque white, opaque brick-red, opaque bright orange, turquoise and translucent deep blue glass, dull sides, one surface repolished recently. Mosaic bar or strip consisting of a repetitive pattern of alternating rosettes and concentric circles each separated by a vertical orange stripe; the rosette is a turquoise center with six white petals cased with blue in a red field, three of these are preserved and alternate with concentric circles of blue, white, turquoise, red in a transparent blue field, the five elements are in turn cased with white and blue creating an elaborate border the left side of which is broken away.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source