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
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
76.1.23 B
Overall H: 3.9 cm, W: 3.6 cm
Not on Display
50 BCE-25 CE
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
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, most surfaces dull and pitted with some thin iridescent weathering crust, some recent regrinding; mosaic or gold band glass technique, lathe-cut.
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. 207, #575-583, pls. 29, 42; BIB# 29547