Other (Pendant): 1 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/16 in. (2.7 x 2.2 x 0.5 cm) Diameter (earing): 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)
Gold and Silver, Glass
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Not on view
Pendant: Translucent greenish yellow. Oval disk with rounded edge and slightly uneven, flat underside; at top, rounded suspension tab pierced with hole sideways and flattened. Stamped with a lion springing to right with mane flowing behind his back. Intact; many pinprick bubbles; dulling, faint iridescence, and small patches of weathering.
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3. pl. XVIII, 10, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4035, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2017. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art : Ancient Glass. no. 496, pp. 310, 312, 321, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.