Fragment of Cloverleaf Bar Slice

Object Name: 
Fragment of Cloverleaf Bar Slice

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Cloverleaf Bar Slice
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 1.6 cm, W: 0.6 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Not on Display
299-1 BCE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Canes of opaque red and opaque deep blue in an opaque white matrix, somewhat dull, surface repolished recently; mosaic glass or millefiori technique. Inlay apparently complete in the form of a rectangular strip preserving four monochrome cloverleaf elements alternating blue and red in a white matrix.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Former Collection
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
Content, Derek, Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 221, #638; BIB# 29547