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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  

    Estimate

    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