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LOT 0249

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,540 - 7,760
USD ($) 6,570 - 9,190

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£4,500 (EUR 4,986; USD 5,910) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Sassanian Button Glass Bowl

6th-7th century AD

A substantial cut aqua glass bowl with ring of seven large disc studs below the rim and seven smaller beneath, disc base. 779 grams, 14.2cm (5 1/2"). Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance
From an important London collection; previously in a private UK collection, formed 1983.
Literature
Cf. similar item in the Corning Museum of Glass, New York, under accession number 61.1.11.