Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
TWO ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS FACE BEADS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Both spherical in form, one white and one blue in color, each bisected by a red band with frontal heads, one interspersed with square panels quartered into red, green, yellow and white sections
Blue: ½ in. (1.27 cm.) high (2)
Private Collection, New York, 1960s.
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