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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:  £4,935
ca. US$8,013
Lot number 161, Views: 6

Including a carnelian example with a nymph slumbering beneath the boughs of a tree, an erote sitting on her lap holding a star aloft, a kantharos beside the tree, 19mm. a chip along the bottom edge; another carnelian example with four racing biga’s, with central obelisk, 15mm.; an agate example with a male figure wearing a cap, holding a spear and shield, an ear of barley behind, the hilt of a dagger emerging from behind, leaning down towards a diminutive creature, 15mm.; a green agate with a female scantily attired and holding a balance, 18mm.; a carnelian intaglio with a finely draped winged Annona, a rudder at her feet, 16mm. and twelve other examples variously inscribed with figures, some of deities, 9mm. minimum, 15mm. maximum and a fragment of a gilt inlaid amethyst intaglio with part of the stag remaining, a star in the field, circa 1st-4th Centuries A.D. (18)

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]