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Ancient Art

Plate

1st century B.C.

Cast mosaic glass

2.1 × 15.6 cm (13/16 × 6 1/8 in.)
Maximum Diameter: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.16
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Hellenistic or Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Craddock and Barnard, London.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 20, no. 54, ill.

Gustavus A. Eisen, Glass: Its Origin, History, Chronology, Technic and Classification to the Sixteenth Century, 2 vols. (New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1927), vol. 1, p. 197, pl. 30.

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