London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
ELEVEN ROMAN AND ISLAMIC GLASS BANGLES
CIRCA 4TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.
Including seven Islamic polychrome glass bangles and three fragments, all 9th-12th Century A.D.; and a fragmentary moulded blue glass bracelet with scarab decoration, probably 4th-5th Century A.D.
3 in. (7.7 cm.) diam. max. (11)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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For a moulded glass bracelet, cf. V. Arveiller-Dulong and M.-D. Nenna, Les verres antiques du Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2011, p. 260, no. 371.
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