8 June 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF VANCE JORDAN
NINETEEN ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS FLORAL PLAQUES
EGYPT, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
Each preserving a multitude of plant life, including sheaves of wheat, daffodils, tulip-shaped flowers and other petalled blossoms and foliate stems, some stylized, in yellow, green, white, red, blue and turquoise on a dark blue, turquoise or black ground
Largest: 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long (2)
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 December 2002, lot 344 (part).
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