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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 472

    CAMEE OVALE EN CORNALINE SCULPTEE REPRESENTANT HERCULE

    XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    CAMEE OVALE EN CORNALINE SCULPTEE REPRESENTANT HERCULE
    XVIIIEME SIECLE
    Allongé sur la peau du lion de Némée à l'ombre d'une vigne, tenant une coupe de vin, accompagné d'un âne, d'une chèvre et de Pan; dans un cadre octogonal en métal doré incrusté de lapis-lazuli et de pierres dures, surmonté d'un anneau de suspension
    Hauteur: 9.5 cm. (3¾ in.), Hauteur totale: 17 cm. (6¾ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A CARVED OVAL CORNELIAN CAMEO OF HERCULES
    18TH CENTURY
    Reclining on the skin of the Nemean lion beneath the shade of a grape vine, holding a wine cup, accompanied by a donkey, a goat, and by Pan; in an octagonal gilt-metal frame inlaid with lapis lazuli with hardstones, suspension loop