Miniature Cup (3/4 from above)


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Free-blown miniature cup of dark green, translucent glass. The stem and foot are solid. The thick rim is offset and folded over the outside edge. Weathering has caused some iridescence and spots of incrustation occur all over the vessel.


  • Title: Miniature Cup (3/4 from above)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 4th century
  • Location Created: Roman Empire
  • Physical Dimensions: 4.5 × 5 cm (1 3/4 × 1 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Cup
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Glass
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2003.442
  • Culture: Roman
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Vessels (Containers)

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