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Lotto 17 - Web-Auction 106

A late hellenistic agate intaglio. Bust of a Bacchus.

3rd - 2nd century B.C.
11x15x2 mm

The god is presented in three-quarters with a wreath of ivy leaves. His features are characterized by a rounded face and chin, plain cheekbones, smiling; his bust is draped. This depiction refers to the late hellenistic greek glyptic production. Traces of an iron mounting on the edge of the stone. Rare.

U.K. private collection


Stato lotto:
Asta chiusa