Patella cup

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Dimensions

4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2279

Medium or Technique

Glass, cast

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ivory paste, opaque white. Low cup with a bracelet rim, rounded walls and a narrow base.

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