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Bowl Base

Date:
300–early 400s
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass, gold leaf
Dimensions:
Overall: Diam. 3 7/16 x 1/4 in. (8.8 x 0.7 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Gold glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 300
[ Alfredo Barsanti, Rome (1918, through John Marshall)]
Garrucci, Raffaele. Vetri Ornati di Figure in Oro, Trovati Nei Cimiteri dei Cristiani Primitivi di Roma: raccolti e spiegati da Raffaele Garrucci. Rome: Tipografia Salviucci, 1858. p. 37, pl. XVI, no. 1.

Garrucci, Raffaele. Storia della Arte Cristiana nei Primi Otto Secoli della Chiesal: Volume 3, Pitture non cimiteriali. Vol. 3. Prato: G. Guasti, 1876. p. 155, pl. 185 no. 1.

Vopel, Hermann. Die altchristlichen Goldgläser: ein Beitrag zur altchristlichen Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte. Archäologische Studien zum christlichen Altertum und Mittelalter, Vol. 5. Freiburg: J.C.B. Mohr, 1899. pp. 9, 12, 19, 30, 54, no. 435.

Kisa, Anton, Ernst von Bassermann-Jordan, and Oscar Almgren. Das Glas im Altertume. Hiersemanns Handbücher ; Bd. 3, Vol. 3. Leipzig: Hans-Georg Severin, 1908. p. 859.

Eisen, G. A., and International Studio Corporation. "Art of Gold Glass." The International Studio 70 (1920). p. 231.

Avery, C. Louise. "Early Christian Gold Glass." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 16, no. 8 (August 1921). p. 175.



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