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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 413

    AN ETRUSCAN CARNELIAN SCARAB

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN ETRUSCAN CARNELIAN SCARAB
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    The simple beetle with incised legs, hatching on the plinth, the underside engraved in the a globolo style with a kneeling satyr holding an attribute, enclosed within a hatched border; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
    5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) wide; ring size 6


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    Provenance

    with Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1980s.