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Glass Beaker with White Trails

Date:
late 6th–early 7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 7/16 x 2 1/2 in. (13.5 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.351
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 351, p. 52, pl. XXIV.

Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 272, 280, fig. 22.6.

Effros, Bonnie. Caring for Body and Soul: Burial and the Afterlife in the Merovingian World. University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University, 2002.



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