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Ancient Art

Ribbed bowl

1st century A.D.

Free-blown glass with pinched ribs, opaque white

5.5 × 7.3 cm (2 3/16 × 2 7/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.41
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, North Italian or Yugoslavian
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. 212, pl. 37a.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 35–36, no. 101, 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), 297, no. 112, pl. 112.

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.