Checkerboard plaque

Object Name: 
Checkerboard plaque

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Object Name: 
Checkerboard plaque
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 1.1, W: 1.2 cm, Th: 4 mm
Not on Display
99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Checkerboard plaque. Canes of turquoise, opaque red and translucent medium deep blue glass, dull, pitted surface, some chipping; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Roughly square inlay consisting of a central turquoise square surrounded by alternating squares of turquoise with composite checkerboard squares with red centers, white corners and blue infills.
Mansoor, M. A., Former Collection
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22