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LOT 1025

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 720 - 960
USD ($) 820 - 1,090

Opening Bid
£540 (EUR 646; USD 735) (+bp*)

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Large Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal with Contest Scene

2nd-1st millennium BC

A limestone cylinder seal with incuse frieze of rearing quadrupeds doing battle, pierced for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 54.9 grams, 39mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From the collection of a deceased gentleman, by descent to the family, pre 1988.