Beaker, 1st century CE

  • Roman

Glass

  • Framed: Overall (h x diam (at rim)): 8 1/8 × 3 3/4 inches (20.6 × 9.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Laura H. Murphy Fund

44.4

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Mold-blown glass
  • Glass
  • Beaker (drinking vessel)
  • Geometric pattern
  • Mold-blowing
  • Roman
  • Lotuses

Provenance

(Nasil Heeramaneck Galleries); 1944-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Robinson, Francis W. "A Honey-Colored Mould Blown Glass Beaker," Bulletin of the DIA 23, no. 4 (January 1944): no. 4. Slough, P. "Ancient glass in the Detroit Institute of Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 64, no. 1 (1988): pp. 33-45, (fig. 2).

Rights Status

Roman, Beaker, 1st century CE, glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Laura H. Murphy Fund, 44.4.