5th- 4th Century B.C
Comic Face Pendant
In the form of a youthful male, with curly hair, flat hat and golden earrings. Created from a vibrant turquoise blue and opaque white, with carefully worked details in darker blue and yellow gold. There is a loop attachment at the top of the head which suggests this item was used as a jewellery pendent.
‘”Le Verre Antique: Dans l’intimitÃ© des collectionneurs,” inÂ ArtPassions,Â no. 9, March 2007, p. 61.
“3000 Jahre Glaskunst: Von der Antike bis zum Jugendstil”, Kunstmuseum, 1981. p. 14, p. 58.
Previously in a Private Collection since at least 1997 (accompanied by expertise letter dated 11th December 1997, inventory number 14).