11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 18,750
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A MINOAN GREEN JASPER LENTOID
MM III-LM I, CIRCA 1700-1450 B.C.
Engraved in the 'talismanic' style with a flying fish
5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) wide
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Molly Morse Limmer
For the motif compare pl. 77 in Boardman, Greek Gems and Finger Rings.
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. 286.
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