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Western Asiatic Bactrian Cylinder Seal with Animals

Antiquities - Western Asiatic


LOT 0729

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 670
USD ($) 530 - 790
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £496

WESTERN ASIATIC BACTRIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH ANIMALS
2nd millennium BC

A bronze cylinder seal with intaglio frieze of two opposed gryphons or winged horses with plant between, horse, sun-wheel and other objects in the field. 61 grams, 32mm (1 1/4").

Condition
Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Middlesex lady; acquired on the London art market in 2007; formerly in a private collection formed in the 1980s.

Literature
Cf. Collon, D. First Impressions. Cylinder Seals in the Ancient Near East, London, 2005, item S.96 for discussion of previously unknown types.

Date
Tuesday 23rd May 2017 to Saturday 27 May 2017 - Antiquities & Coins

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