The Portland vase / Susan Walker.

Title: 
The Portland vase / Susan Walker.

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Author/Artist: 
Walker, Susan.
Publisher: 
London : British Museum Press, 2004.
Description: 
64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 21 cm.
Other Authors: 
British Museum.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
81585
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK4653.P7.W18
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 64).
Contents: 
"A precious pearl": the Portland Vase as icon --
"A very grand vase filled with ashes": the origin of the Portland Vase --
"Now that we may call it the Portland Vase": how the vase got its name --
"A glass I have seen, carved like a cameo": how the Portland Vase was made --
"The bold cameo speaks, the soft intaglio thinks": a new reading of the Portland Vase.
ISBN: 
0714150223 (pbk.)
Series: 
British Museum objects in focus
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG object: 92.2.7, p. 28-29 (no. 10).