SPECIAL ADVISORY: In accordance with Yale University’s revised COVID-19 protocols, the Yale University Art Gallery will close to the public beginning Friday, October 16, 2020. Learn More

Ancient Art
PrevNext1 of 3
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
PrevNext2 of 3
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
PrevNext3 of 3
Flattened view of Beaker to highlight embossing.
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Jason

Beaker

mid-1st century A.D.

Mold-blown glass, pale bluish green

9.1 × 6.6 cm (3 9/16 × 2 5/8 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.273
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Probably from the J. P. Morgan Collection; purchased from Fahim Kouchakji, 1944, who probably acquired it from the Parke Bernet sale of the Morgan Collection.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 52–53, no. 133, ill.

Axel von Saldern, Antikes Glas (Munich: Verlag C. H. Beck, 2004), 240, 246, note 6, fig. 32.

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.