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ANGLO-SAXON GLASS BOWL

Posted in 3. European Glass, Anglo-Saxon Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Merovingian Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on July 17, 2015

Anglo-Saxon or Merovingian Glass Bowl

This pale Merovingian green bowl is decorated with a smooth white trail at the rim.  Dating from the Merovingian period, bowls of this type have been discovered in Anglo-Saxon graves.

D: 12 cm

H: 4.5 cm

Late 5th or early 6th C

Ref: Dark ages #20, Corning  vol. 2 #652

Glass bowl from the Merovingian period

80E Glass bowl from the Merovingian period

Merovingian Palm Cup

Posted in 3. European Glass, Anglo-Saxon Glass, CATEGORIES OF GLASS TYPES ON THIS SITE, Merovingian Glass by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 6, 2014

Merovingian Palm Cup

This is a Frankish (Merovingian) palm cup of light green glass. The cup has the characteristic rounded form at the bottom and a rounded rim. Ex: Martin Wunsch collection, NYC.

H: 6.5 cm, Dia. 10 cm
Date: 600-800 AD
Ref: Verres Antiques et de L’Islam: Ancienne Collection de Monsieur D. (Auction at Hotel, 1985 lot 519), Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon Glass in the British Museum Vera I. Evison, P. 140 # 95

114E Merovingian Palm Cup

114E Merovingian Palm Cup

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