Exhibitions/ Art Object

Gold ring with glass paste ring stone

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th–5th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek or Cypriot
Medium:
Gold, glass paste
Dimensions:
Other: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4159
Blue green paste, decayed.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4159, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Svyatoslav, Konkin V. 2012. "Artistic Features of Antiquity Glass : Aspects of Combining Glass and Gold." Ph.D. Diss. p. 29, fig. II.2.26. Moscow.

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