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Ancient Art

Ribbed Bottle

1st century A.D.

Free-blown glass with pinched ribs, violet and white

8.1 × 4.06 × 4.27 cm (3 3/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 11/16 in.) mouth diameter: 1.78 cm (11/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.32
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Kouchakji Freres, 1919.

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. 228, pl. 42g.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 27, no. 73, ill.

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