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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA CUP

    LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C./EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA CUP
    LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C./EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The carinated bowl with flaring rim, the purple matrix decorated with a cellular pattern of opaque white rings with central dots, interspersed with turquoise-green spirals, applied base ring
    3½ in. (9 cm.) diam.


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    EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
    50th Anniversary Exhibition of The Circle of Glass Collectors, Broadfield House Glass Museum and The Pilkington Glass Museum, 1987-1988, no. 14.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGh 9C); acquired from Sheppard and Cooper Ltd, London, December 1977.