Cup

Roman
Imperial Period
1st–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

4.3 x 7.7 cm (1 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2276

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Clear blue glass. Shallow cup with bracelet rim, rounded sides, narrow base. Slight iridescence.

Provenance

By date unknown: Charles Bain Hoyt Collection (according to his associate Burdon-Muller, the Hoyt "Greek & Roman glass and lead-glazed vases were all purchased from Kelekian and Kouchakji in New York"; bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to MFA, May 11, 1950

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt