Gold ring with glass paste ring stone

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek or Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, glass paste
Dimensions:
Other: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4159
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Blue green paste, decayed.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4159, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Svyatoslav, Konkin V. 2012. "Artistic Features of Antiquity Glass : Aspects of Combining Glass and Gold." Ph.D. Diss. p. 29, fig. II.2.26. Moscow.