11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
A MINOAN/MYCENAEAN REDDISH-BROWN STEATITE LENTOID
LM/LH II-III, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.
Engraved with a standing lioness, her head turned back, her tail upraised and joined to a line encircling the field, a vertical line above her back
5/8 in. (1.5 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. 303.
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