Fragment with Tobias and the Fish

Object Name: 
Fragment with Tobias and the Fish

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Object Name: 
Fragment with Tobias and the Fish
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Overall H: 2.6 cm, W: 1.4 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, translucent blue glasses; gold sandwich. Oval disc; gold leaf roundel applied to underside of colorless glass, and covered with translucent blue blob. Roundel has irregular circular border and contains Tobias, beardless, frontal, in short, sleeved, girdled tunic with head three-quarters right, raising open right hand to left and thrusting right into mouth of fish; on ground, schematic vegetation; in field, two space fillers.
Sangiorgi, Giorgio (Italian, 1886-1965), Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio (Italian), Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) pp. 245-246, pl. 835; BIB# 58895
Glass, Gold, and Gold-Glasses (1996) illustrated, p. 9, fig. 10; BIB# AI1414