11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
TWO MINOAN/MYCENAEAN LENTOIDS
LM/LH II-III, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.
One of carnelian engraved with a running bull, its head turned back and facing frontal; and one of amethyst engraved with two running animals, perhaps bulls, antithetically disposed, one with its head turned back
First: 9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) wide (2)
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Molly Morse Limmer
Acquired prior to 1972.
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
J.H. Betts, Corpus der Minoischen und Mykenischen Siegel, X, Die schweizer Sammlungen, Berlin, 1980, no. 296 (first) and no. 295 (second).
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