3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Formed from cane sections of opaque red and white, on a cobalt blue ground, molded with a horizontal disk rim, the exterior with two convex curves, on an applied outsplayed ring base
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diameter
H. J. Lutcher Stark, acquired 1927-1929.
Nelda C. & H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1965.
Robert Willson and Margaret Pace Willson, 1986.
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