London, South Kensington
26 April 2012
THIRTY-FOUR EGYPTIAN MINIATURE MOSAIC GLASS DISCS
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Including a convex disc with elaborate rosette in blue, yellow and red glass, circled with red and dark purple and a yellow and purple wavy band, in a blue matrix; another fragmentary with a yellow face; and others with mosaic inlaid decoration
7/16 in. (1.4 cm.) diam. max. (34)
The Groppi Collection, Switzerland; acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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The illustration for lot 74 has been mis-labelled as lot 73 in the printed and online catalogue.
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