The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Translucent cobalt blue. Irregular circular band; round in section but misshapen where tooled in one section and where ends of rod were pressed together; pontil scar on outer edge of opposite side. Intact; elongated bubbles; dulling, faint iridescence, and patches of creamy weathering.
From Cyprus, said to be from a tomb at Idalion (modern Dali)
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5774, p. 513, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 488, pp. 311, 318, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.