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Ancient Art

Jug

3rd century A.D.

Free-blown glass with trailed decoration and handle, pale green

10.1 cm × 9.3 cm (4 × 3 11/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.130
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Western Empire, Rhineland
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Moore Collection no. 791; possibly 1-24-1925 A. Khayat "pitcher."

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. 2, p. 446, pl. 108.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 76–7, no. 200, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 27, fig. 27.

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.