Seljuk Applique Depicting Four Sphinxes

Object Name: 
Seljuk Applique Depicting Four Sphinxes

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Object Name: 
Seljuk Applique Depicting Four Sphinxes
Accession Number: 
2011.1.2
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 10.3 cm, Th: 0.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1100-1199
Primary Description: 
Amethyst glass appearing black; mold-pressed. Circular applique showing four sphinxes, the human-headed mythical beasts with a feline body and wings, all connected with an interlaced pattern of tendrils. Dark gray weathering film covering most of the surface.
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Provenance: 
Fortuna Fine Arts, Ltd., Source
2011-04-18
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