by 1974 - 1988
Erwin Oppenländer, 1901 - 1988 (Waiblingen, Germany), by inheritance to his daughter, Ingrid Reisser, 1988.
1988 - 2004
Ingrid Reisser (Böblingen, Germany), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2004.
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Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 214, Greek and Roman Glass
Eastern Mediterranean (Place Created)
3rd–4th century A.D.
8.1 × 11.2 cm (3 3/16 × 4 7/16 in.)
Free-blown faceted cup of transparent clear glass. Once annealed the vessel was worked on the lathe, the circular and oval facets incised by pushing the body of the vessel into an abrasive wheel.
Saldern, Axel von, et al. Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, exh. cat. (Hamburg: Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1974), p. 185, no. 512.