11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 30,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN EAST GREEK SILVER AND GARNET BOWL
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Hemispherical in form, cast with a large raised rosette on the base of the exterior, set with cabochon garnets in each petal and at its center, small rosettes below the rim alternating with half-petals composed of four ridges, a cabochon garnet in the center of each, the rim with a stamped scale pattern on the exterior, stamped petals on the upper surface of the rim, some traces of gilding below the rim
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) diameter
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Molly Morse Limmer
Acquired in Germany, 1992.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 12 June 2002, lot 80.
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