4 June 2008
ANTIQUITIES FROM THE COLLECTION OF FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO
AN EGYPTIAN GLASS EYE INLAY
LATE PTOLEMAIC TO EARLY ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The liner formed of tooled opaque blue, the circular pupil dark blue set in a white sclera
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) long
with Blanchard's Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
American Private Collection, acquired in the 1960s.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 1999 (Solid Liquid, no. 28).
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For a similar example see no. 456, p. 172 in Goldstein, Pre-Roman and Early Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass.
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