I feel that both are obviously fake
Re: Ancient or fakes? -- faqrun Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Frederick Mail author
05/03/2014, 13:02:17

Clues:

#1. They should be "rolled pads." This means there should be visible seams.
The top one is hot pinched...and I cannot see the hole in the bottom one.

#2. The harlequin pattern is more even and attractive in ancient Roman mosaic glass.

#3. To me, they appear to be acid etched; the patina looks artificial to me.

Frederick

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