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LOT 0378

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GBP (£) 12,000 - 17,000
EUR (€) 14,000 - 19,830
USD ($) 14,990 - 21,240

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£12,000 (EUR 13,996; USD 14,989) (+bp*)

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CELTO-IBERIAN GOLD NECK TORC
4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.

A heavy penannular gold neck torc with carinated body and tapering coiled terminals. 5 3/4 in. (165 grams, 14.8 cm). Very fine condition.

PROVENANCE:
Nefer Gallery, Zurich, 1980s.
With Christie's New York, 7 December 2006, lot 224 (US$20,000-$30,000).
French private collection.
Accompanied by a copy of the relevant Christie's catalogue pages.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11177-188113.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Arce, J., Ensoli, S. & La Rocca, E., Hispania Romana. Da Terra Di Conquista a Provincia dell'Impero, Venezia, 1997, p.343, fig.63.