Glass pendant in the form of a miniature jug or gourd
ca 4th–5th century A.D.
Glass; rod-formed and trailed
Other: 11/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (1.8 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm)
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Deep cobalt blue, appearing black, with same color handle; trail in pale blue. Thick, bulging rim; concave neck; piriform body; rounded bottom; large ring handle (for suspension) trailed on to top of body, neck, and underside of rim. Applied, marvered trail wound spirally on body. Complete, except for large, weathered chip in body; some pitting, dulling, and encrustation.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4039, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.