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Ancient Art

Lotus Beaker

1st century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale green

11.5 × 6.4 cm (4 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.)
Diameter at rim: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
On view
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Containers - Glass

Fahim Kouchakji, 1939. (12-16-1939 receipt)


Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 49, no. 126, ill.

Richard A. Grossmann, Ancient Glass: A Guide to the Yale Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2002), 15, fig. 14.

Christie’s London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 24, ill.

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