London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
FOURTEEN ISLAMIC MARVERED BLOWN GLASS FRAGMENTS
CIRCA 9TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.
Comprising two fragmentary dark aubergine glass vessels in the form of a bird; another animal's head; and eleven aubergine, blue and amber glass fragments with marvered white trail decoration
2¾ in. (7 cm.) long max. (14)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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