29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A ROMAN AMBER CARVING
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
One side modelled in the form of a fish alongside a crustacean, the other side in the form of a leaf, one end drilled
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long
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Cf. Exhibition Catalogue, Millionen Jahre Geschichte Fundort Nordhein-Westfalen, Köln, 2000, p. 291 for similar amber carvings.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Formerly in a private New York collection
Sold Christie's New York, June 2000, lot 420.
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