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Pseudo-Mosaic Glass Amphoriskos

late 19th–early 20th century

Dark blue and white glass

3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.35
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
Modern
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Purchased by Ada Small Moore in 1925 (11-5-1925 Kouchakji receipt)

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. 227, pl. 43.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 140–41, no. A6, 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.