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Ancient Art

Cup

2nd century A.D.

Free-blown glass with wheel-cut decoration, very pale green (nearly colorless)

6 × 9.1 cm (2 3/8 × 3 9/16 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1992.15.1
Culture: 
Roman, Western Empire, Rhineland, Cologne
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Said to be from Cologne (Peter Scharrer).

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1992,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1993): 152.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 26, fig. 26.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 296, no. 110, pl. 110.

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