AN EGYPTIAN GLASS INLAY
Ptolemaic to Roman Period, Circa 3rd-1st Century B.C.
Perhaps a martin, with an opaque white body, a translucent blue and opaque yellow cap, an opaque red beak, translucent blue, red and yellow, and brown and yellow striped wings, and opaque red and dark brown, and gray and red tail feather, opaque yellow feet, standing on a turquoise ground line, on a translucent blue ground
7/8 in. (2.2 cm) wide
Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays, Part II, Christie's London, 7 July 1993, lot 153