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LOT 0260

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,320 - 1,870
USD ($) 1,560 - 2,210

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£1,200 (EUR 1,322; USD 1,557) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Gold Hero Mount Set

2nd millennium BC

A set of three square sheet-gold plaques, each with a billeted border, repoussé scene of a standing human or divine hero with hands raised and fingers spread, flanked by two leaping quadrupeds, pierced at each corner. 14.49 grams total, 31-32mm (1 1/4"). Very fine condition. [3]

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; previously with Boisgirard Antonini, Paris, sale 4, lot 36; formerly with Mahboubian Gallery, London, UK; acquired before 1972; accompanied by a copy of the relevant Boisgirard Antonini catalogue pages.