Mosaic Glass Shrine

Object Name: 
Mosaic Glass Shrine

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Object Name: 
Mosaic Glass Shrine
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.1.94
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
299 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Mosaic Glass Shrine. Mosaic glass or millefiori elements.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Color: 
Material: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Verres Antiques de la Collection R.W. Smith
Venue(s)
Musee de Mariemont 1954 through 1954
 
Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1979) illustrated, p. 210, #590-597; p. 218, #625-626; p. 220, #634-636; p. 233, #679; p. 235, #683; p.236, #686-687; BIB# 29547