Ancient Art

Carinated Millefiori Bowl

1st century A.D.

Glass

4.5 x 10 cm (1 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)
The Anna Rosalie Mansfield Collection
1930.422
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean or Egyptian(?)
Period: 
Roman (1st century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Said to have been found near Aleppo, Syria. Khayat, 1927. Mansfield Collection no. 246.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 17–18, no. 48, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 295, no. 108, pl. 108.

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