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LOT 0123

GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 590 - 820
USD ($) 670 - 930

Sold for (Inc. bp): £699

Byzantine Green Glass Cup

c.13th century AD

A green glass cup or bowl with squat, carinated body, applied slender trails around the rim, applied handle with thumb pad, upper and lower body decorated with a net of raised petal shapes, including to the base; possible thumb print in the glass; pontil to base. 135 grams, 12.3cm (5"). Fine condition, repaired.

From a deceased gentleman, London/Israel collection, 1970-1999.

Cf. The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 79.1.118, for similar.