SIX EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS INLAYS PTOLEMAIC TO ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Including five floral plaques, each preserving a multitude of plant life and petalled blossoms, in yellow, green, white, red, and blue on a dark blue ground; and one fish fragment composed of polychrome canes simulating fish scales and fins Largest: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long [For some odd reason, they only show five]
A GRAECO-ROMAN GOLD SNAKE RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Composed of two coiling snakes, their heads turned out on either side, their bodies forming a Herakles knot at the centre, details incised 1½ in. (3 cm.) wide
Greek gold bracelets for Olbia Treasures Elements: late 2nd century BC; Setting: 1st century BC (Greco-Roman). Gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel and modern replacements. This outstanding example of jewelry from the 1st-century-BC Greek colonies in the Black Sea region is purported to belong to the famed Olbia treasure, named for the town in present-day Ukraine in which it was discovered at the end of the 19th century.
A ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. Blue in color, free-blown, the globular body with a tapering cylindrical neck, the rim folded out and pinched into a trefoil mouth, on a concave base 4 1/8 in. (11 cm.) high