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Jug with Dionysiac Symbols

1st century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale yellowish green

width and height with handle: 9.7 × 5.3 × 5.7 cm (3 13/16 × 2 1/8 × 2 1/4 in.)
Height without handle: 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.272
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 46–48, no. 123, ill.

E Marianne Stern, Roman Mold-Blown Glass (Toledo: Toledo Museum of Art, 1995), 163.

Christie’s London, London, Ancient Glass from the Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, sale cat. (July 6, 2016), 40, 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.