Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel
Accession Number: 
59.1.587 P
Overall H: 3.7 cm
Not on Display
50 BCE-25 CE
Primary Description: 
Fragment of Gold Band Glass Vessel. Translucent deep blue, emerald green and amethyst glass bands with opaque white bands and colorless bands casing gold foil; dull, pitted and retain patches of thin iridescent weathering crust; mosaic or gold band glass technique, lathe-cut. Broken on all four sides; cannot be positively assigned to any particular vessel form.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Gold-Band Glass: From Hellenistic to Roman Luxury Glass Production (2019) illustrated, p. 201, pl. XV (ND2);