Glass inlay Ca. 4th to 8th century AD. in a modern gold 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.
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