Mirror Frame or Pendant

Object Name: 
Mirror Frame or Pendant

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Object Name: 
Mirror Frame or Pendant
Accession Number: 
82.7.4 A
Overall Diam: 5.2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Grey lead with glass insert, with buff incrustations adhering; cast in an open mold. Circular plaque, "sunburst" pattern, central opening surrounded by a band of 17 raised relief circles with central dots, 13 triangular rays terminating in similar relief circles radiate from the band, a crushed circular suspension loop above and a rectangular tab on the bottom are also decorated with circle and dot pattern, four prongs bent into the back supported a mirror.
Galerie Nefer, Former Collection
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 73, 221, #1015; BIB# 58895