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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 316

    AN ETRUSCAN BANDED AGATE SCARAB

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ETRUSCAN BANDED AGATE SCARAB
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The beetle summarily carved, the underside engraved in the a globolo style with a horse and rider, enclosed within a line border
    5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN