Mosaic glass inlay

Egyptian, Roman

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

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.

Mosaic glass inlay, Glass, Egyptian, Roman

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