Fragment of Bar with Palmette Pattern

Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar with Palmette Pattern

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Bar with Palmette Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 3.5 cm, W: 2.5 cm, Th: 1 cm
Not on Display
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque yellow, opaque red, opaque white in an opaque medium blue matrix, pitted, repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Fragment preserving the upper portion of an elaborate palmette or architectural antefix formed from trails of blue, yellow and red springing up from a triangular base of red with some white canes in center on either side two volutes.
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. 221, #640; BIB# 29547