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Ancient Art
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Blown “Sandcore” Vessel

late 19th–early 20th century

Free-blown glass, transparent dark greenish brown

3 in. (7.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.276
Culture: 
Italian, Venetian
Period: 
Modern imitiation of Egyptian
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 139, no. A2, 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. 2, p. 653.

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