11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Formed from cane sections, many with a central red or opaque white dot on a purple ground and enclosed within an opaque white band, others of turquoise or emerald green ground with opaque white spirals, all on a purple ground, the carinated exterior with two convex curves, on an applied outsplayed purple ring base
3½ in. (8.8 cm.) diameter
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Molly Morse Limmer
Carl Kempe (1884-1967), Sweden; Bonhams, London, 29 April 2004, lot 102.
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