8 June 2007
A ROMAN GLASS PATELLA
CIRCA EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Opaque red in color, molded with a disk rim, the exterior with two convex curves, carinated on the interior, on an outsplayed ring base
3¾ in. (9.5 cm) diameter; 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm.) high
Japanese Private Collection, 1990s.
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For similar examples in the Toledo Museum of Art see nos. 412-422 in Grose, Early Ancient Glass.
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