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Jug with Stylite Saint

5th–7th century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale green

8 1/8 × 2 11/16 in., 3.9 cm (20.6 × 6.8 cm, 1 9/16 in.)
width at handle: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.148
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Eastern Mediterranean, Syrian
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Moore Collection no. 749.

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. 483, pl. 120.

Dorothy E. Miner, ed., Early Christian and Byzantine Art: An Exhibition Held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, April 25–June 22, exh. cat. (Baltimore: The Walters Art Museum, 1947), 123, no. 619.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 133–4, no. 355, ill.

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.