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.
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Eastern Mediterranean (Place Created)
4th–5th century A.D.
8.3 × 8 cm (3 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)
A free-blown, stemmed cup of colorless glass. The rim flares slightly. A shallow kick opens out to the underside of the foot. Weathering has given the cup a yellow hue and there is incrustation in several places. The vessel is reconstructed from fragments.
Saldern, Axel von, et al. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, exh. cat. (Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1974), p. 241, no. 707.