23 May 2007
LOMA NEGRA SILVER AND GOLD NOSE ORNAMENT
CA. 300 B.C. - A.D. 300
of unusual size, the gold embossed with two bands, the outer band repousse with ten pelicans in graduated sizes, each with long beak and eyes inlaid in green stone, the inner band similarly treated with fish alternating with crayfish, joined by tabs to the silver section.
Width 8 in. (20.2 cm.)
Collection of Louis Slavitz, 1970s.
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Post Lot Text
Cf. Lapiner, figs. 392 - 393
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