Pyxide

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Object Name: 
Pyxide
Accession Number: 
55.1.71 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.3 cm, Diam: 4 cm, Th: 0.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
25 BCE-99 CE
Primary Description: 
Translucent amethyst matrix with irregular chips of opaque white glass, weathering product on exterior has fallen away to reveal highly iridescent surface. Millefiori or mosaic glass technique and lathe-cut; a groove and slight flair elaborate the body just below the lip ridges.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mutiaux, Eugene, Former Collection
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1955-09-09
Category: 
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
 
Antikes Glas aus der Sammlung Ray Winfield Smith: Kurpfalzischen Museum Heidelberg
Venue(s)
Kurpfalzischen Museum 1952-11 through 1953