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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 117

    EIGHT GLASS AMULETS

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    EIGHT GLASS AMULETS
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    Comprising an Eastern Mediterranean blue and yellow glass bearded head bead, circa 6th-4th Century B.C.; two Roman cameo glass Medusa heads, circa 1st Century A.D.; a Roman blue glass jug pendant, circa 4th Century A.D.; two blue and amber glass jar pendants, one with ribbed body, both circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.; an amber glass stamped disc pendant with feline attacking a horned quadruped, circa 4th-6th Century A.D.; and an Egyptian opaque blue glass figure of Isis, circa 4th-1st Century B.C.
    1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high max. (8)


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    Provenance

    Fomerly in a Swiss private collection.