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AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY PLAQUE WITH LILY-AND-PALMETTE MOTIF
THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY PLAQUE WITH LILY-AND-PALMETTE MOTIF

ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAY PLAQUE WITH LILY-AND-PALMETTE MOTIF
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired by the current owner, 1990s or prior.
Literature
M. Kunz, ed., 3000 Jahre Glaskunst: von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, Kunstmuseum Luzern, 1981, no. 29.
"Le Verre Antique: Dans l'intimite des collectionneurs" in Artpassions, no. 9, Geneva, 2007, p. 58.
Exhibited
Kunstmuseum Luzern, 3000 Jahre Glaskunst: von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil, 19 July-13 September 1981.

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Lot Essay

For a similar example, see no. 136 in E.M. Stern and B. Schlick-Nolte, Early Glass of the Ancient World, 1600 B.C.-A.D. 50, Ernesto Wolf Collection.

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