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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Byzantine or Islamic
Eastern Mediterranean (Place Created)
5.8 × 4.5 cm (2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
Mold-blown flask of colorless glass. There are large zig-zag patterns in relief around the body and a slight overblow. Weathering has caused some iridescence around the neck.
Saldern, Axel von, et al. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, exh. cat. (Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1974), p. 259, no. 756.