Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMAN AGATE MOUSE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Red in color with white inclusions, depicted crouching with its head lowered above the outstretched forepaws, with a pointed nose, convex eyes and rounded ears, the thin tail curving forward along the proper left side, a horizontal perforation below the neck
13/16 in. (2 cm.) long
Art Market, London, 1989.
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