11 December 2009
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
A MINOAN ROCK CRYSTAL DISCOID
MM III-LM I, CIRCA 1700-1450 B.C.
Engraved with a long-horned goat seated upon a plinth, one foreleg raised, a foliate motif behind
11/16 in. (1.7 cm.) wide
Acquired prior to 1972.
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