13 June 2000
A NEO-ASSYRIAN ROSE QUARTZ CYLINDER SEAL
circa 8th-7th century b.c.
Engraved with a deity standing between a pair of winged bulls, a seated figure to his right, a star and crescent above
16 in. (3.7 cm) high
Hans Silvius von Aulock
Dr. Elie Borowski
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von Aulock, no. 322.
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The final work in a series of paintings of a Georgian house in Cookham, commissioned by the man who later helped to found the Stanley Spencer Gallery
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