London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A GREEK CORNELIAN INTAGLIO
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Engraved with a war elephant walking in profile to the left, with trunk raised, the body cross-hatched
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) diam.
Formerly in a private collection, Switzerland, 1980s; acquired by the present owner in 2003.
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