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Ancient Art
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Artist, possibly by: Murano Glass Factory

Bottle

ca. 1875–1900

Glass

16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.46
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Venetian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

said to have been excavated at the Villa Albani near Rome by Carlo Marchione when he constructed that palace for Cardinal Alessandro Albani in 1760; ex coll. Baron Wladimir von Greuneisen; Fahim Kouchakji, 1925.

Bibliography: 

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. 156, pl. I.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 140–41, no. A7, Appendix, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.