11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,625
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A MINOAN AGATE LENTOID
MM III-LM I, CIRCA 1700-1450 B.C.
Engraved in the 'talismanic' style with a schematic device, perhaps a flying fish
½ in. (1.27 cm.) wide
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Molly Morse Limmer
Acquired prior to 1972.
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
J.H. Betts, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel, X, Die schweizer Sammlungen, Berlin, 1980, no. 287.
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