6 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
AN ETRUSCAN BANDED AGATE SCARABOID
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
The underside engraved in the a globolo style with a fantastic device of a horse with two indistinct animal foreparts projecting from its back, the horse in profile to the left, its head lowered, on a short groundline, enclosed within a hatched border
5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long
European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.
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