FIVE GLASS INLAYS
egyptian and roman
circa 1st century b.c.-1st century a.d.
One L-shaped with a checkerboard pattern of red, white, yellow, and black; together with a square plaque with a rosette of yellow, turquoise, white, and transparent gray on a red ground; a basket hieroglyph with a black and white checkerboard pattern on a red ground, on the flat side a long blue rectangle alternating with a composite rectangle of short turquoise and red elements; a fragmentary basin hieroglyph (hieroglyph for hb-festival) with a yellow diamond bordered with yellow and blue with red on the edges; and a narrow inlay with red dotted white spirals on a blue background
1¼ in. (3.2 cm) wide for the first (5)
Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays, Part II, Christie's London, 7 July 1993, lots 62 & 67