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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA

    CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA
    CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
    Formed from cane sections of opaque red and white, on a cobalt blue ground, molded with a horizontal disk rim, the exterior with two convex curves, on an applied outsplayed ring base
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    H. J. Lutcher Stark, acquired 1927-1929.
    Nelda C. & H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1965.
    Robert Willson and Margaret Pace Willson, 1986.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION