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Amphoriskos with Mold-Made Relief Decoration
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Amphoriskos with Mold-Made Relief Decoration


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The body of this blue glass amphoriskos was formed by blowing molten glass into a mold. The lip was shaped freely, while the small handles were added free hand. Decorative patterns cover the vessel body, with raised bands framing a central lattice register.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/14/1982Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • 3000 Years of Glass: Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982.
  • Waste Not: The Art of Medieval Recycling. 2016.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
1st century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
blue glass, mold made
(Glasswares)
Accession Number
47.49
Measurements
H: 2 15/16 × W: 1 7/8 × D: 1 15/16 in. (7.5 × 4.7 × 4.9 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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