Dipping Rod, between late 1st and 2nd century CE

  • Roman

Drawn and twisted trail of glass

  • Framed: Overall: 8 3/16 × 3/8 inches (20.8 × 1 cm)

Gift of A. Alfred Taubman

1987.52

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Drawn glass
  • Glass
  • Drawn
  • Cylindrical
  • Rod

Provenance

Mr. A. Alfred Taubman [1924-2015] (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA); 1987-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Auth, Susan. Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum. Newark, 1976, no. 522. Hayes, John. Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1975, no. 656A.

Rights Status

Roman, Dipping Rod, between late 1st and 2nd century CE, drawn and twisted trail of glass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of A. Alfred Taubman, 1987.52.