Grape Flask Artist: Unknown

Medium

Mold-blown glass, colorless or pale pinkish purple

Dimensions

13.5 × 7 cm (5 5/16 × 2 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1955.6.79

Period

Roman

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Moore Collection no. 717.
May be described in 11-25-1910 Khayat receipt.
Bibliography

  • Christie's London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 56, ill.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 104–05, no. 279, 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. 331, pl. 79a.

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Object/Work type

flasks (bottles)

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