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 B
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 5.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
400-699
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, alternating with elaborate elements twisted and bent, two open rings oppose each other and seem to be decorative elements on either side of the elaborate suspension loops; beneath one of the four supporting prongs on the back is a small piece of heavily weathered glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Galerie Nefer, Former Collection
1982-12-31
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 73, 221, #1016; BIB# 58895