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Ancient Art

Miniature Bottle

1st century A.D.

Free-blown with color-band technique

5.6 × 3.5 cm (2 3/16 × 1 3/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.38
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Possibly Kouchakji Freres 1919. Moore Collection no. 662.

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. 42.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 25, no. 66, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 12, fig. 11.

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.