Checkerboard cane

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Object Name: 
Checkerboard cane
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 5 mm, W: 4 mm, L: 1 cm
Not on Display
99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Checkerboard cane. Canes of opaque yellow, opaque white, opaque red, translucent turquoise and translucent deep blue glass, dull surface, pitted on edges; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Complex mosaic glass cane, roughly square in cross section has a pattern of diagonally stepped square canes of white, blue, turquoise, red, yellow, blue which repeat a second time.
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source