Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel
Accession Number: 
59.1.587 A
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
50 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel. Emerald green with opaque white bands and colorless bands casing gold foil; dull, pitted and retains patches of thin iridescent weathering crust; mosaic or gold band glass technique, lathe-cut. Fragment from shallow bowl, rounded rim with lathe-cut relief line on exterior, wall bends down and in to form convex body as far as preserved.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Technique: 
Material: 
Gold-Band Glass: From Hellenistic to Roman Luxury Glass Production (2019) p. 163 (R-41, not ill.);