Fragment of Millefiori

Object Name: 
Fragment of Millefiori

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Millefiori
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 4.5 cm
Not on Display
99 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Gray blue glass matrix with opaque white, opaque red, and opaque yellow glass canes; millefiori technique. Fragment preserves side and flat bottom of a bowl, decoration consists of square blue cane containing a rosette composed of triangular elements, white rosettes alternate with white rosettes outlined with red and containing a yellow center.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 183, #483, pl. 25; BIB# 29547