Bead

Object Details

Title:

Bead

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Byzantine

Place:

Panticapaeum (Kerch), Crimea, Europe (Place created)

Date:

perhaps 9th - 10th century

Medium:

Glass

Dimensions:

2.3 × 2 cm (7/8 × 13/16 in.)

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Provenance
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Pierre Mavrogordato, Greek, 1870 - 1948 (Berlin, Germany)

by 1974 - 1988

Erwin Oppenländer, 1901 - 1988 (Waiblingen, Germany), by inheritance to his son, Gert Oppenländer, 1988.

1988 - 2003

Gert Oppenländer (Waiblingen, Germany), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003.

Bibliography

Saldern, Axel von, et al. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, exh. cat. (Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1974), p. 84, no. 237.