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Glass Palm Cup

Date:
7th–8th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/2 x 3 7/16 in. (6.4 x 8.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.334
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany.; Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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. 274, 279, fig. 22.15.



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