26 - 27 October 2004
A LATE ACHAEMENID GOLD CLOISONNÉ OVAL BEZEL
5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
Probably from a ring, inlaid with turquoise stone, blue and red glass, with a central eagle flanked by two rosettes, wings outstretched, above and below a figure of a bird with head turned to rest along its back, pierced for attachment, mounted
1 1/8 in. (3 cm.) high
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