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Ancient Art
Artist, probably by: Murano Glass Factory

Ribbon glass bowl

ca. A.D. 1880–90

Violet glass

3 11/16 × 14 11/16 in. (9.4 × 37.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
Containers - Glass

said to have been found in Olbia in 1908; Chmielowski Collection; sale American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, New York, 1922.


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. 193.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 139–40, no. A3, Appendix, ill.

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