6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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.
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