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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 365

    A WESTERN ASIATIC ELECTRUM FINGER RING

    CIRCA 9TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A WESTERN ASIATIC ELECTRUM FINGER RING
    CIRCA 9TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
    The hoop composed of wire ropes, merging with the circular box bezel, granulated bosses at the join, the bezel with triangles of granulation on the sides, beading at the top, the upper surface engraved with a winged quadruped in profile encircled with dots
    15/16 in. (2.4 cm.) wide; ring size 8


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    Provenance

    with Derek J. Content, England, late 1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CANADIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR