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Ancient Art

Splash Glass Carchesium (Krater)

1st century A.D.

Free-blown glass, dark blue

5 1/8 × 5 7/8 in. (13 × 15 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.267
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean or North Italian(?)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Fahim Kouchakji, 1940.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 40, no. 110, 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. 154.

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