28 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS OVAL DISH
2ND-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Of oval form on ring base, the rim slightly turned down, a pinched spur at one end
9¾ in. (25 cm.) long
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This delicate dish is of uncommon shape. The type appears to be from Egypt, for similar, cf. D. B. Harden et al., Masterpieces of Glass, British Museum, London, 1968, p. 82, no. 106.
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Plesch collection (AGh 25); acquired from Spink, London, May 1971.