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LOT 1397

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EUR (€) 440 - 670
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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £360

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £360

Western Asiatic Sassanian Crystal Stamp Seal with King

3rd-7th century AD

A rock crystal stamp seal with segmented top and sides, intaglio profile portrait bust of a king above a faravahar winged disc, the king with elaborate headdress and long hair, legend to the left. 10.6 grams, 26mm (1"). Fair condition, chipped.

Provenance
From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.