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Overall H: 3.5 cm; Rim Diam: 13.7 cm
On Display
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Translucent emerald green glass with opaque yellow and opaque red canes, bubbly, with heavily pitted surface, yellow cane appears to be strain cracked; millefiori or mosaic glass technique. Rounded rim, wall spread down into a shallow shape, the vessel seems to be formed of large groups of random yellow canes arranged in a green matrix around a central red cane; many groups are slumped and several are distorted.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 180, #467, pls. 24, 41; BIB# 29547
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 82-83, #133; BIB# 27315