Glass Applique in Form of a Medusa Head

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd-2nd century B.C.
Material: Glass
Dimensions: 2.9 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2446
Provenance: From the private collection of the French archaeologist Louis-Gabriel Bellon (1819-1899). For over 120 years in a family estate.
Condition: Fragment
Description: Head of Medusa of opaque white glass. Mouth and eyes are open wide, her hair cascades on the sides. The back is flat. The applique was possibly once attached to a high-quality vessel. Mounted.