4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
AN EGYPTIAN GLASS EYE INLAY
LATE PTOLEMAIC TO EARLY ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The liner formed of tooled opaque blue, the circular pupil dark blue set in a white sclera
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long
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For a similar example see no. 456, p. 172 in Goldstein, Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass.
with Blanchard's Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
American Private Collection, acquired in the 1960s.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1999 (Solid Liquid, no. 28).
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