Early Byzantine Cast Glass Applique

set in original plaster wall fragment with traces of aubergine fresco


5th - 6th Centuries AD


Max. Height: 22 cm.     (8 11/16 in.)

Max. Width: 18.5 cm.     (7 5/16 in.)




ex: private European collection, before 1978


Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII (New York, 2015) p.31


cf. Ross, Marvin C.; Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Medieval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection v.1 (Washington DC, 1962) p.75, no.91 (pl.50)





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