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    Sale 1915

    Antiquities

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    TWO BACTRIAN BRONZE STAMP SEALS

    CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO BACTRIAN BRONZE STAMP SEALS
    CIRCA LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Each openwork with a compartmented device, one circular with a double-headed bird of prey, with open-mouthed snakes attacking each beak; and one triangular with a stylized bird of prey; each with a loop handle on the reverse
    Triangular: 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    London Art Market, 1988.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS