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Vessel, Bottom

Date:
4th century
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass, gold leaf
Dimensions:
Overall: Diam. 3 11/16 x 3/8 in. (9.4 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Glass-Gold glass
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.493
Not on view
[ Galleria Sangiorgi, Rome (sold 1911)]; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1911–1913)
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. 61, pl. XXXII, no. 2.

Garrucci, Raffaele. Storia della Arte Cristiana nei Primi Otto Secoli della Chiesal: Volume 3, Pitture non cimiteriali. Vol. 3. Prato: G. Guasti, 1876. p. 182, pl. 200, no. 2.

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. no. 105, pp. 10, 38, 80, 82, 100.

Avery, C. Louise. "Early Christian Gold Glass." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, o.s., 16, no. 8 (August 1921). p. 173.



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