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Los Nr. 24 - Auction 86

2.000,00 GBP

An etruscan carnelian scarab mounted on an ancient gold ring. Antelope.

4th century B.C.

intaglio : 12 x 16 x 9 ring : 20 x 18 mm 7 g

The animal is running to the left side. Globular style. Cable border. The mounting is a plain rounded hoop ending with convex terminals. The carnelian scarab revolved on a visible gold pin which passed through the terminals ending and twisted around the ends of the hoop.

Parallels : Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 27073/1228

U.K., private collection 80's.


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