Description The Greek inscription on this amber-colored, cylinder-shaped vessel has a reversed letter N, a common mistake for an artisan writing on a mold. Wreaths, palm branches, and the inscription, reading "Take the victory," indicate that the vessel was made to celebrate a contest or honor.
- 3000 Years of Glass: Treasures from The Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1982.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription, Greek; mold-made ] ΛΑΒΕ ΤΗΝ ΝΕΙΚΗΝ [Transliteration] Labe ten neiken [Translation] Take the victory
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925
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