AN EGYPTIAN GLASS INLAY
Ptolemaic to Roman Period, Circa 3rd-1st Century B.C.
Perhaps a wigtail, with an opaque white body, an opaque blue and yellow cap, and a hooked red bill, with small blue throat feathers, opaque blue, red, yellow and brown striped wings, and opaque red, brown and white tail feather, opaque yellow feet, standing on a turquoise ground line, on a translucent blue ground
.27/32 in. (2.1 cm) wide
Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays, Part II, Christie's London, 7 July 1993, lot 154