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Mosaic block inlay

Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
16 × 10 7/8 × 1 3/8 in. (40.6 × 27.6 × 3.5 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Mosaic
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
Accession Number:
81.10.348
Not on view
Cubes with floral designs with winged monsters.
Until 1881, collection of Jules Charvet, Le Pecq, Île-de-France; 1881, purchased from J. Charvet by Henry G. Marquand; acquired in 1881, gift of Henry G. Marquand.
Froehner, Wilhelm. 1879. La verrerie antique: déscription de la Collection Charvet. pp. 105, 139, pl. 34.127, Le Pecq: Jules Charvet.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1881. Twelfth Annual Report of the Trustees of the Association for eight months ending December 31, 1881. pp. 215–16, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Christine Alexander. 1939. Augustan Art: An Exhibition Commemorating the Bimillennium of the Birth of Augustus. p. 27, New York: Marchbanks Press.

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