Patella cup with lid

Roman
Imperial Period


Dimensions

Height (of cup): 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.) Height (with lid): 5.1 cm (2 in.) Diameter (of cup at mouth): 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1455.1

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Patella cup with blue-green glass with much iridescence. Lid, concave-conical with knob in several degrees of which only the first is preserved.
Body is 61.1455.1; lid is 61.1455.2

Provenance

From a collection formed in Egypt in the early 20th century, probably by Reginald Godfrey Peckitt, Esq, formerly of the Egyptian State Railways; by 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection, 1826 24th Street, N.W., Washington 8, D.C.; gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 13, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt