A Greek glass necklace of gorgon faced pendants
Lot 185
A Hellenistic glass necklace of Medusa masks 15
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 24,000

Lot Details
A Hellenistic glass necklace of Medusa masks
Circa 4th-2nd Century B.C.
Consisting of fifteen mould-pressed flat-backed glass beads, eight in opaque light green, seven in opaque yellow, all from the same or very similar mould, depicting grotesque Medusa masks with round faces, cleft chins, and open mouths with tongues sticking out, two raised ribbed sections above and below, pierced for suspension or attachment, 9½in (24.1cm) long; 24mm max height (15)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    European private collection formed between 1977-95.
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