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LOT 0607

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,810 - 8,130
USD ($) 6,410 - 8,970

Opening Bid
£4,500 (EUR 5,230; USD 5,769) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Post Medieval Scythian Style Gold Diadem

20th century AD or earlier

A sheet gold diadem comprising a raised central panel, two arms and attachment rings; the repoussé figural panel representing a horse brought down by two predators (mountain lions?) biting at the neck and hindlegs; two repoussé arms attached to the panel with a reinforcing strip to the reverse, each decorated with a basketwork patterns, rolled rim over a beaded border, ring to each end. 123.17 grams, 17.5cm (7"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of an American gentleman; acquired from Mr Michael Varshitsky, Berlin, Germany; formerly in an old private European collection; accompanied by a copy of the hand written invoice dated 22 August 2001.


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