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Auction archive: Lot number 532

THIRTEEN ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS BEADS

Auction 07.12.2000
7 Dec 2000
Estimate
US$6,000 - US$8,000
Price realised:
US$5,875
Auction archive: Lot number 532

THIRTEEN ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS BEADS

Auction 07.12.2000
7 Dec 2000
Estimate
US$6,000 - US$8,000
Price realised:
US$5,875
Beschreibung:

THIRTEEN ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS BEADS Circa 1st Century B.C-1st Century A.D. Including rectangular beads with a Nilotic bird in profile, seven on an opaque yellow ground, three on an opaque red ground, their bodies blue or white with details in yellow, white, red and black; together with three disk-shaped beads with a Medusa mask on an opaque red ground, each with yellow for the face with black and white for the hair and facial features, the mouth outlined in red, the face rimmed with pale blue, each bead perforated for suspension ½ in. (1.3 cm) long for the largest (13)

Auction archive: Lot number 532
Auction:
Datum:
7 Dec 2000
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

THIRTEEN ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS BEADS Circa 1st Century B.C-1st Century A.D. Including rectangular beads with a Nilotic bird in profile, seven on an opaque yellow ground, three on an opaque red ground, their bodies blue or white with details in yellow, white, red and black; together with three disk-shaped beads with a Medusa mask on an opaque red ground, each with yellow for the face with black and white for the hair and facial features, the mouth outlined in red, the face rimmed with pale blue, each bead perforated for suspension ½ in. (1.3 cm) long for the largest (13)

Auction archive: Lot number 532
Auction:
Datum:
7 Dec 2000
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
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