26 April 2006
A GROUP OF ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS GAMING PIECES
1ST CENTURY B.C./4TH CENTURY A.D.
Of mainly convex disc-shaped form, 13 with canes in a green matrix, another two with yellow canes in a clear matrix
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) diam. max. (20)
Formerly in the 'Per-neb' Collection, acquired in Egypt in the 1920s to early 1940s: sold Christie's London, Ancient Egyptian Glass and Faience from the 'Per-neb' Collection, Part III, 8 December 1993, part lots 36 and 37.
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