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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    TWELVE MYCENAEAN BLUE CAST GLASS BEADS OR APPLIQUÉS

    CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    TWELVE MYCENAEAN BLUE CAST GLASS BEADS OR APPLIQUÉS
    CIRCA 1400-1100 B.C.
    Each panel decorated in relief with two rosettes, a raised horizontal ridged section at upper and lower ends pierced for attachment
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) long max. (12)


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    EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
    Treasures from the Plesch Collections, Manchester City Art Gallery, 1964.
    50th Anniversary Exhibition of The Circle of Glass Collectors, Broadfield House Glass Museum and The Pilkington Glass Museum, 1987-1988, no. 1.

    Cf. A. von Saldern et al., Gläser der Antike: Sammlung Erwin Oppenländer, Hamburg, 1974, p. 91, no. 240; and M. Spaer, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, Beads and Other Small Objects, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, p. 71, no. 33 for similar.

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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (AGm 2/12); acquired from Heidi Vollmoeller, Zurich, May 1962.