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

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Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £2,115
ca. US$3,434
Lot number 153, Views: 4

Including a carnelian example with Zeus enthroned and holding an eagle, 20mm.; an agate with a male figure, a branch and a hare on its hind legs, 13mm.; a carnelian intaglio with a figure of a young warrior seated with head bowed, and holding his helmet before, him, 19mm.; a carnelian example with a shield and staff bearing soldier, 15mm.; another example with Herakles holding his club, a leafy sprig in the field, 13mm.; a brown agate intaglio with a seated satyr with a supporting a deer and holding a leafy spray from which a deer feeds, 12mm.; a green agate example with an old man leaning against his staff, a dog seated at his feet and a deer feeding from the tree in front of them, 12mm.; another with a winged putto; 12mm.; a carnelian intaglio with a figure of ?Annona holding a cornucopia and a rudder, facing a, now damaged male figure, 15mm. and seven other intaglios, mostly of carnelian and variously inscribed, 10mm. average, circa 1st-3rd Centuries A.D (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]