Patella cup

Roman or Byzantine
Late Imperial or Early Byzantine Period
about 4th century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.045 m. H. 0.07 m. D.

Accession Number

50.2274

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bracelet rim. Clear blue glass.

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