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Chalice and Doves


Lombard (?)
4th century - 8th century
1.4 cm x 1.6 cm x 0.48 cm (9/16 in. x 5/8 in. x 3/16 in.)
agate
BZ.1948.19

On view


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Bibliography
The Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Harvard University, (Washington, D.C., 1955), 73, no. 157.

M. C. Ross, Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, vol. 1, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass, Glyptics, Painting, (Washington, D.C., 1962), 124, no. 172, pl. 86.

A. Kirin, J. N. Carder, and R. S. Nelson, Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., Accompanied by American Paintings from the Collection of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss, ed. A. Kirin, exhibition catalogue, Georgia Museum of Art, (Athens, Ga., 2005), 67, no. 13.


Exhibition History
Athens, GA, Georgia Museum of Art, “Sacred Art, Secular Context: Objects of Art from the Byzantine Collection of Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., Accompanied by American Paintings from the Collection of Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss,” May 15 – November 6, 2005.


Acquisition History
Purchased from Kalebdjian, Paris, 1937 by Hayford Peirce, Bangor, ME
Acquired from Mrs. Hayford Peirce, October 1948.
Harvard University, the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.