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Syro-Hittite - Gold Duck Bracelet

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Eastern


LOT 795

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,200 - 2,800
EUR (€) 2,490 - 3,170
USD ($) 3,080 - 3,920
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £1,800 (EUR 2,041; USD 2,518)
SYRO-HITTITE - GOLD DUCK BRACELET

12th to 7th century BC. A two-part bracelet comprising a sheet-gold tube over a wooden (?) core; on the longer, female section, the open rim strengthened and decorated with a guilloche in filigree gold wire; on the male section, above the two joining pegs, an addorsed pair of waterfowl (ducks?) with voided eyes. 18 grams, 79 mm dia.

Condition
Good fine condition, some cracking to the surface of the gold. Very rare.

Footnotes
'Syro-Hittite' describes the states which formed in southern Asia Minor after the collapse of the Hittite Empire in Anatolia, circa 1180 BC.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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