9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A GREEK GOLD DIADEM
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
Composed of a sheet strip with embossed palmettes at each end, with sheet lanceolate leaves attached along its length by plain wire, centered by a circular boss with a dog-tooth border, the ends perforated
9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long
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Acquired by the current owners in 1990.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WILLIAM & ELEANOR WOOD PRINCE, CHICAGO
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