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Glass pendant in the form of a miniature jug or gourd

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca 4th–5th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass; rod-formed and trailed
Dimensions:
Other: 11/16 x 5/8 x 7/16 in. (1.8 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4039
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.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4039, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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