Glass openwork finger ring


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Translucent blue.
Circular hoop made from two parallel rods with zigzag trail drawn around between them; circular flat bezel with thicker rounded edge.
Bezel stamped with a female portrait head in profile to right with bun on back of head.
Intact, but one open crack in one rod near junction with bezel; many pinprick and a few larger bubbles; dulling, pitting, and iridescent weathering.

Blue ring of three interlaced glass threads and round bezel with head in relief.

Glass openwork finger ring, Glass, Roman

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