28 janvier 2013

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony scaraboid, circa 4th century B.C.

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony scaraboid, circa 4th century B.C. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2000 Engraved with a winged bearded goat leaping to the right, its wings finely detailed, its horns curved back over its head, with the original gold hoop, round in section, fitted to the horizontal perforation 1¼ in. (3.2 cm) wide. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000. Price Realized $3,760 Literature: Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. ??.  Exhibited: Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseille, 1975. ... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2013

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony finial, circa 5th century B.C.

A graeco-persian blue chalcedony finial, circa 5th century B.C. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2000 In the form of a reclining panther, its head resting on its fore-paws, the details finely rendered, the ribs incised, drilled from behind for attachment 1.15/16 in. (4.9 cm) long. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $41,125 Literature: Arts de l'ancien Iran, no. ??.  Exhibited: Arts de l'ancien Iran, Museé Borély, Marseille, 1975. Christie's. 13 June 2000. New York, Rockefeller Plaza... [Lire la suite]
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