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Beaker

Date:
15th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 5/8 x 2 15/16 in. (11.7 x 7.4 cm) at foot: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of the Apanagial Estate Abrau, 1906
Accession Number:
06.141
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
While not created for religious use, glass vessels of this type were sometimes used at the Seder, as illustrations from medieval manuscripts bear witness.
Found in burial mounds on the Estate Abrau near Novorossisk, in the Caucasus.; Apanagial Estate Abrau(until 1906)
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