• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 357

    AN OLD BABYLONIAN LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL

    CIRCA 19TH-17TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN OLD BABYLONIAN LAPIS LAZULI CYLINDER SEAL
    CIRCA 19TH-17TH CENTURY B.C.
    Engraved with a bald worshipper in a fringed robe with one arm raised, approaching an enthroned goddess upon a dais, the goddess wearing a flounced robe
    5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION