Eleven Egyptian mosaic glass fragments 11
Lot 193
Eleven Egyptian mosaic glass fragments 11
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Eleven Egyptian mosaic glass fragments
Graeco-Roman Period, circa 3rd Century B.C./A.D.
Including two fragments of fish inlays, one showing the face with wide red and green eye and sharp white teeth, the other with a yellow fin and white and red scales on grey matrix, circa 3rd Century A.D., 33mm-35mm high; a fragment of a Nilotic tile, with white zig-zag waves in blue matrix and red borders, circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 16mm long; two inlays with floral motifs, one with white flowers on blue matrix and the other with yellow flowers framed by white and blue line in red matrix, circa 3rd-1st Century B.C., 20mm-31mm long; and four inlays for architectural tiles, a core-formed vessel fragment and a gaming token, circa 1st Century B.C./A.D., 19mm-31mm long (11)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Lennox Gallery, London, in 1998.
    R. Bussey Collection, UK, circa 1969.
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