Bottle with Tyche Artist: Unknown

2nd–3rd century A.D.

Ancient Art

Not on view


Mold-blown glass, transparent light purple with traces of yellow


16.51 × 4.45 × 5.72 cm (6 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.)

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

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Ex. coll. Kouchakji Freres. 6-26-1925 Kouchakji receipt ("Sidonian Flask")

  • Christie's London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 59, ill.
  • Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 292.
  • Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 33, Section on Glass and Good Fortune, with bronze figurine of Tyche, fig. 33.
  • "Catalogue of the Exhibition 'An Obsession with Fortune: Tyche in Greek and Roman Art'," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 115, no. 49, fig. 31.
  • Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell, "Reflections of the Tyche of Antioch in Literary Sources and on Coins," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1994): 54, no. 49, fig. 31.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 102–03, no. 276, 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. 333, pl. 82.

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