By: Stern, Marianne; Schlick-Nolte, Birgit
New York, NY, U.S.A., Distributed Art Publishers / Verlag Gerd Hatje 1994: 1994
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 61986
430 pp. Still shrinkwrapped. Precious Egyptian glass of the Pharaonic period, luxury wares of Hellenistic times, and brilliant mosaic glass inlays from the Ptolemaic period and the early years of the Roman Empire - products of almost all the significant glass centers of the ancient world - are here presented for the first time. This splendid array was gathered in a few decennia by Ernesto Wolf who, recognizing the importance of preserving as much as possible of the archaeological context of ancient glass, acquired groups of finds in their entirety, among them an important hoard of Hellenisti... View More...