Byzantine Ancient Glass & Gold Brooch by Jean Mahie

 

14447. Byzantine Ancient Glass & Gold Brooch by Jean Mahie

Glass inlay Ca. 4th to 8th century AD. Modern Setting

Large thick press-molded blue-green glass roundel, decorated in high relief with a central cross having a loop type head and beaded outer border. Overall very strong iridescent surface patina. Set in a custom made, heavy modern gold setting having a double pin closure. Engraved on the back: “118277”. Size: 2 inches H. x 1-3/4 inches W. Intact. Sturdy and suitable for wearing. An impressive piece of wearable ancient art. Provenance: NYC collection, ex. Jean Mahie, Bahamas, 1990s.

$3,400

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