Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip

Object Name: 
Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip

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Object Name: 
Fragment of a Composite Molding Strip
Accession Number: 
59.1.563 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent medium to deep blue glass with strips or trails of opaque white, heavily weathered with thin iridescent film flaking off; mosaic glass technique. A strip roughly rectangular in cross section, medium blue base overlaid with a thick layer of colorless glass, long parallel bubbles preserved in colorless surface.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1948-07
to
1959-07-27
Albert Eio & Cie, Former Collection
1948-07
Category: 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, pp. 247-248, #724; BIB# 29547