London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS LOTUS FLOWER INLAY
PTOLEMAIC-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
With translucent turquoise and opaque red and white canes with yellow tipped stamens, on opaque red matrix
5/16 in. x 5/16 in. (1.2 cm. x 1.2 cm.)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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Antikensmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig und Museum August Kestner Hannover, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo!, 2008, no. 17.
Exhibition catalogue, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo!, Antikensmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig und Museum August Kestner Hannover, 2008, p. 69, no. 17.
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