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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 494

    AN EARLY JEWISH GLASS PENDANT

    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY JEWISH GLASS PENDANT
    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    Yellow in color, stamped with a flaming seven-branched menorah on a tripod base, together with a lulav (palm branch) and etrog (citron), a suspension loop above
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) long


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    For the type see nos. LA-1 and LA-2, p. 309 in Bianchi, ed., Reflections on Ancient Glass from the Borowski Collection.

    Provenance

    Dina Hanna, New York, 1990 (by descent).