London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
A GROUP OF NINE EGYPTIAN GLASS ANIMAL FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.-4TH CENTURY A.D.
Comprising a hippocamp appliqué from a cochilean beaker; a dark purple glass ibis head inlay with red eye; the lower part of an ibis with white body and purple legs; an owl head; a fish; a turtle; a green and white bird; and two snake heads
2 in. (5.3 cm.) long max. (9)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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