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Ancient Art

Blown “Sandcore” Amphoriskos

late 19th–early 20th century

Opaque dark blue glass

4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.47
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian(?)
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Kouchajki, 1925. Described in 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. 230, pl. 5d.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 139, no. A1, ill.

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