E122 Egyptian red glass lion inlay £350

 


A fine red opaque glass furniture inlay in the form of the body of a recumbent lion.

Egypt, Ptolemaic or Roman period, late 1st Millennium BC

Front of legs lost otherwise intact (the head was made separately, presumably in another material or colour).

Size: 5.6 x 1.9 cms

Ex. private collection, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK; acquired in the 19th to early 20th Century