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Ancient Art

Intaglio in Glass

1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Deep green glass

1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.307
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Kouchakji 11-6-1925 receipt -- "Intaglio"

Bibliography: 

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. 168, pl. 25.

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