Fragment of Ribbon Glass

Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass

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Object Name: 
Fragment of Ribbon Glass
Accession Number: 
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Canes of translucent deep blue, yellow, amber, green, also canes of colorless with white streaks, canes of deep purple with white streaks, some thin milky-white iridescent film and some slight pitting on exterior and interior; mosaic or ribbon glass technique, lathe-grinding. Rim, rounded by grinding and reheating, flares out from straight-sided wall, band pattern is a series of ribbons roughly parallel to each other with the following sequence: deep blue, yellow, deep blue, amber, green, colorless cane with white streaks, blue, opaque white, deep purple cane with white streaks, amber, deep blue, yellow, deep blue, amber, green.
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 200, #543, pl. 30; BIB# 29547