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LOT 0079

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GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 9,390 - 11,740
USD ($) 10,440 - 13,050

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Large Hellenistic Gold Clad Torc with Decorated Terminals

4th century BC

A monumental penannular torc with ribbed shank, gold sheet over silver or bronze core with tongue-shaped finials, each with a panel of annulet-in-square decoration. 473 grams, 31cm (12 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From the property of a London gentleman; thence by descent; previously in an important private Mayfair, London collection, acquired after 1970.