Glass pendant in the form of a demonic mask


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Semi-opaque turquoise blue, with additions in opaque yellow and translucent cobalt blue.
Conical, splayed at bottom with rounded edge; circular suspension loop applied to top; rod hole underneath.
Applied large eyebrows in blue, tooled flat at outer ends to form horns (or ears), eyes as blue knobs applied over yellow circles, and blue edge at bottom.
Intact; slight dulling, pitting, and weathering, with encrustation inside rod hole.

Glass pendant in the form of a demonic mask, Glass, Phoenician

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