London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
AN EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLASS INLAY
NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C.
In the shape of a flower petal, recessed at the back
2 3/8 in. (5.7 cm.) long
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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Cf. S. M. Goldstein, Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, 1979, p. 171, no. 453, for similar.
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