A ROMAN AMBER GLASS SCULPTURAL GROUP
circa 2nd-3rd century a.d.
Depicting a lion attacking a bull, cold-worked from a rectangular block of glass, the bull reclining on a shallow plinth, its head turned sharply to the left, the lion's fore-paws grasping the bull's shoulders while biting its neck, the details rendered by drilled grooves and circles
2½ in. (6.5 cm) long