Fragment of Bar or Strip in Scepter Pattern

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Scepter Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar or Strip in Scepter Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2.4 cm, L: 0.3 cm, W: 0.5 cm
Not on Display
75 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque red, opaque yellow and opaque deep blue glass, bubbly and pitted, thin weathering product on sides; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment preserves long section of a cane roughly a narrow rectangle in cross section with a yellow peasant's crook or stylized scepter, the straight shaft runs up the right side of the bar and the thickened head bends to the left, the upper fourth of the background is deep blue while the lower three-quarters is brick-red.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 225, #652; BIB# 29547