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Asian Art

Bottle

3rd–5th century A.D.

Free-blown glass, colorless

5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.141
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman or Roman-Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Kouchakji 10-27-1923 receipt ("Syrian Blown Flask")

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. 455, pl. 113.

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