Glass bracelet with impressed decoration


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent turquoise blue.
Circular band with rounded edges and slightly uneven sides; convex in section with flat inner side; no visible seam.
Outer surface decorated with a series of thirteen stamped circles, each depicting a lion facing right with open mouth, large mane, and tail raised above his back.
Intact, except for one weathered chip on inner edge; many pinprick and elongated bubbles; dulling, some deep pitting, faint iridescence, and patches of creamy white weathering.

Around the outside of the bracelet is a pattern of stamped medallions containing lions.

Glass bracelet with impressed decoration, Glass, Roman

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