Mosaic glass inlay
- Early Imperial
- 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
- Egyptian, Roman
- Glass; cast
- Overall: 7/8 x 13/16 in. (2.2 x 2.1 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1881
- Accession Number:
Opaque yellow ground; decoration in opaque white and red, and translucent purple and turquoise blue.
Square, flat plaque with uneven back.
Symmetrical four-petaled rosette in blue, white and red, outlined in purple, each leaf pointing towards a corner of the plaque.
Intact; upper side ground and polished; pitted surface bubbles.
Blue, red, and gray on yellow ground.