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Auction: Antiquities
was auctioned on: 14 May 2003
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Including a carnelian example with a

Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £4,700
ca. US$7,631
Lot number 156, Views: 12

Including a carnelian example with a biga race in the circus, 12mm.; a transparent brown quartz example with the Phidian Zeus and later Islamic symbols on the reverse, 15mm.; a circular carnelian example with a crouching archer, 18mm. diam. ; a banded agate intaglio with a figure of Dionysos cradling a cornucopia, Greek letters in the field, 17mm.; a carnelian intaglio with a naked male figure sacrificing at an altar, a leafy sprig behind, 17mm.; a chalcedony example with a figure of Annona and Nike with their attributes, 18mm.; a carnelian example with an excited satyr undraping a waking nymph, 13mm.; another carnelian example with a panther leaping over a fallen krater, carrying a naked putto holding a beribboned staff aloft, 13mm.; a nicolo intaglio with a figure of Athena holding an owl, 12mm. and six other intaglios variously engraved and a chalcedony intaglio with Zeus (16)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Antiquities
Date of the auction: 14 May 2003
Address: Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 [email protected]