Inscribed Bottle with Dionysos and Mythological Figures Artist: Unknown


Mold-blown glass, pale bluish green


8 1/4 × 3 3/4 in. (20.9 × 9.5 cm)
Diameter of Foot: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)

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Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore

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said to have been found in Syria, near Aleppo; Kouchakji Freres, 1919.
Described in 2-13-1919 Freres receipt.
  • Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 281
  • David Whitehouse, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, 2 (Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass, 2001), 58–59
  • David Whitehouse, Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, 1 (Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass, 1997),
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 105–07, no. 280, ill
  • 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. 232, pls. 46–47
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