Fragment of Flat Glass

Object Name: 
Fragment of Flat Glass

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Flat Glass
Accession Number: 
Overall Dim (max): 4.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Flat Glass. Transparent light greenish blue; one flattened oval bubble (L. 1.3 cm); decorated in brown. Blown; stained. Fragment of flat glass (Th. 0.2 cm). Decorated on both sides. On one side: spray of foliage, with one of four short stems terminating in solid trefoil leaf; adjacent to trefoil, solid patch. On other side: behind patch, which is purple when seen through glass, outline of indeterminate motif. Stain has "halos," which appear bluish in reflected light and pale yellow in transmitted light.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source