An Egyptian mosaic glass inlay of a bird
Lot 323*
An Egyptian mosaic glass inlay of a bird
Sold for £3,125 (US$ 5,247) inc. premium
Auction Details
An Egyptian mosaic glass inlay of a bird
Lot Details
An Egyptian mosaic glass inlay of a bird
Graeco-Roman Period, circa 3rd-1st Century B.C.
The body outlined in red, the feathers in white with red, black and yellow details, a red beak, yellow face and feet, on a red groundline, all in a green matrix, 17mm x 17mm, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection, California, since the 1960s.
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