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Auction: Antiquities
was auctioned on: 22 October 2013
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Twenty-seven Sasanian hardstone seals

Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £2,000
ca. US$3,218
Lot number 105, Views: 55

Twenty-seven Sasanian hardstone seals Iran, circa 3rd-6th Century A.D. Mainly of banded agate, carnelian and nicolo, including eighteen dome-shaped stamp seals, all pierced for suspension, and eight cabouchon, engraved with various subjects including animals and a profile bust of an official with inscription, and a carnelian etched bead, 10mm-27mm long; a Mesopotamian lapis lazuli seal, circa 3200 B.C., 22mm long; and various publications and collector's notes, including a copy of Corpus of Ancient Near Eastern Seals in North American Collections Two Volumes, New York, 1948; (a lot)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Antiquities
Date of the auction: 22 Oct 2013
Address: Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 [email protected]