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LOT 0245

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GBP (£) 10,000 - 14,000
EUR (€) 11,750 - 16,450
USD ($) 13,940 - 19,510

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£10,000 (EUR 11,752; USD 13,936) (+bp*)

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Achaemenid Gold Bracelet Pair with Ram's Heads

4th century BC

A matched pair of gold penannular bracelets, each a round-section shank with segmented ropework outer face and hinge to the junction; the finials a pair of opposed rams' heads each with textured fleece, segmented horns, pellet eyes, hinged clasp between. 70.32 grams total, 77mm each (3"). Fine condition. [2]

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; formerly with Sakae Art Gallery, Japan, 1981; accompanied by an independent specialist report and valuation ref. no.177839/13/07/2021, this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10789-177839.