Seller: tarrabcoins (750) 100%, Location: Fort Collins, Colorado, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 280570560534 Original/Reproduction: 100 % AUTHENTIC, Details: SquareTrade © AP6.0 WE ARE PLEASED TO OFFER AN OUTSTANDING AUTHENTIC ANCIENT PTOLEMAIC OR ROMAN EGYPTIAN GLASS FLORAL INLAY FRAGMENT!! circa. Late 2nd century B.C. to early 1st century A.D. From the collection of Mr. T. Dabbah, a former antiquity dealer in the late 50's - 60's. Floral plaque fragments of this pattern are included in some published museum collections. They all appear to be from the same workshop, reputedly in or around Bahnasa, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a near complete plaque but all known examples are fragments. Although, fragments are all that remain of the extraordinary work of these brilliant artisans, we can still take pleasure from these small glimpses of their ancient masterpieces. Floral inlay glass fragment. Nice green, yellow, red, purple and white colors through out piece. A part of a flower can be observed on one side of the fragment. 18.81 mm (0.74 inches) See similar examples on http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?par=Antiquities/&gpos=55&vpar=1552 $300.00 Provenance: Ex - T. Dabbah Collection. Antiquity dealer in the middle east in the late 50's. Please note we are going to go on vacation on 12/16/10 and come back till 01/02/11. All items purchased and paid for before 12/16/10 will be shipped by 12/16/10, otherwise it will be shipped until 01/03/11. Thanks and Happy Holidays!! TARRABCOINS IS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY AND GUARANTEES THE ITEM BEING SOLD IS 100% AUTHENTIC! MONEY BACK GUARANTEE!! I WILL NOT SHIP TO ITALY BECAUSE OF KNOWN CUSTOMS PROBLEMS!!!!! I ENCOURAGE ALL BUYERS TO TAKE THEIR ANCIENT PIECES TO THE NEAREST MUSEUM TO BE AUTHENTICATED AND YOU CAN HAVE PEACE OF MIND. I OFFER A LIFETIME GUARANTEE THAT THE ITEM YOU ARE PURCHASING IS 100 % AUTHENTIC SO PLEASE BID WITH CONFIDENCE! SEE MY FEEDBACK! IF YOU WANT TO SEE MORE AMAZING ANCIENT DEALS, PLEASE Check out my other items - opens in a new window or tab! Sign up for my email newsletters by adding my eBay Store to your Favorites PLEASE NOTE WE ARE GOING ON VACATION ON 06/23 AND NOT RETURNING UNTIL 07/11. ALL ITEMS PURCHASED AND PAID FOR BEFORE 6/23 WILL BE SHIPPED BEFORE WE LEAVE, ALL OTHERS UNTIL 07/12. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!