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Lot 0088
Egypt; 1st century BC- 1st century AD
A large rectangular plaque with complex mosaic checkerboard pattern of yellow, black, and red glass. Striking.

Dimensions

2 1/4" (5.7 cm)


Provenance:
Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.

Condition

Good with roughness to part of surface.

Starting Bid

$200.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Large Egyptian Mosaic Glass Plaque

Estimate $400 - $1,200Oct 15, 2017
Online Only Auction
Providence, RI 02860
United States
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