15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE COLLECTION
A CARNELIAN AGATE FIGURE OF A MYTHICAL BEAST
The beast is well carved in a seated position with head turned sharply to the side, its mouth open, and the tail swept up onto the back. A small horn is between the ears, and the neck is encircled by a collar hung with a bell.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide, wood stand
Rare Art, Inc., New York, 9 May 1980.
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