Plaque

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Object Name: 
Plaque
Accession Number: 
59.1.121
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.7 cm, W: 7.5 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
Translucent dark blue, opaque white, translucent sea-green glasses; mold-pressed. Rectangular plaque; a dark blue glass rests on a thin layer of opaque white, which rests on the layer of sea-green "backing". Decorated in relief: on left, mask with head-dress of petal-like elements and long tangled hair at side of neck; on right, palmette. Right side of mask and left side of palmette, only, survives.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pratt, George D., Former Collection
1908
Collona, Edward, Former Collection
1908
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Glass from the Ancient World
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1957-06-04 through 1957-09-15
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume One (1997) p. 20, #7; p. 325, #7; BIB# 58895
Glass from the Ancient World: The Ray Winfield Smith Collection (1957) illustrated, pp. 51-53, #58; BIB# 27315
Paintings by Lawrence . . . (1937-01) #22; BIB# 11137