6 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
AN ETRUSCAN CARNELIAN SCARAB
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
The beetle well detailed, with V-shaped winglets, the underside engraved in the a globolo style with a nude satyr carrying a thyrsos and branches, enclosed within a hatched border
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long
European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.
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