BZ.1935.6, Ewer

BZ.1935.6, Ewer

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Venetian, Hellenistic/Roman style, nineteenth century

Glass, 34.9 cm x 15.9 cm x 15.9 cm (13 3/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. x 6 1/4 in.)

Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss acquired this ewer as “Hellenistic or Roman” from the New York dealer Joseph Brummer in January 1935. It is now considered Venetian nineteenth century.