27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 1,800
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GILT COPPER ALLOY WREATH
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./2ND CENTURY A.D.
Composed of a band with ten applied laurel leaves and Osiris crown with ram's horns, sun disc and double plumes flanked by uraei, with mount
7 in. (18 cm.) diam. max.
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Previously in a French private collection, early 1980s.
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