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LOT 1570

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GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 220 - 330
USD ($) 250 - 370

Bid History: 2   |   Current bid: £155

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Bid History: 2   |   Current bid: £155

Western Asiatic Neo-Assyrian Cylinder Seal

1st millennium BC

A carved polished brown stone cylinder seal with facetted body, two flat rims pierced to take a cord, depicting a simple line border at top and bottom, three standing figures and an animal beneath a canopy with decorative wheel-like terminals flanked by standing attendants; a series of stars in the sky; accompanied by a museum-quality impression. 6.9 grams, 27mm (1"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From an important Mayfair collection, 1970-1999; thence by descent.