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Ancient Art
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Painted Bottle: Metalworker’s Shop

late 19th–early 20th century

Dark green translucent glass

3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.6.12a
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Modern
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

said to have been found at Fayum, Egypt; Khayat, 1911; Moore Collection no. 744.

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. 153, pl. 12.

Susan B. Matheson, Ancient Glass in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1980), 141–42, no. A9, Appendix, ill.

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