Fragment of Large Globular Vessel

Object Name: 
Fragment of Large Globular Vessel

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Large Globular Vessel
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 4.5 cm, W: 3.6 cm, Th: 6 mm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Turquoise glass matrix with translucent deep blue and opaque white trails, dull surface, pitted with light brown weathering in some areas; core-formed, trail-decorated and tooled. Vessel wall of a large globular form broken on all sides retains portion of four eye motifs each with a blue center cased with white and followed by blue, a wide vertical band consisting of two rods of blue spirally wound with white placed side by side to form a chevron pattern divide the fragment in half.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Glass from the Ancient World
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954