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LOT 0147

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,170 - 1,640
USD ($) 1,330 - 1,860

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,651

Large Western Asiatic Cylinder Seal with Figural Scene

2nd-1st millennium BC

A waisted cylindrical siltstone cylinder seal with contest scene composed of human and animal figures in dynamic poses, pierced for suspension; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 37.8 grams, 37mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.

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