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A FRAGMENTARY CARNELIAN INTAGLIO, PROBABLY LATE HELLENISTIC, CIRCA 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAN MITCHELL

A FRAGMENTARY CARNELIAN INTAGLIO, PROBABLY LATE HELLENISTIC, CIRCA 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.

A FRAGMENTARY CARNELIAN INTAGLIO, PROBABLY LATE HELLENISTIC, CIRCA 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lot sold:

12,500

GBP

Property from the Estate of Jan Mitchell

A FRAGMENTARY CARNELIAN INTAGLIO, PROBABLY LATE HELLENISTIC, CIRCA 2ND/1ST CENTURY B.C.


finely carved with the head of a youth facing left, with full parted lips, prominent forehead, and short wavy hair; set into a modern gold ring.

Visible height 1.3 cm.; height of mount 1.5 cm.

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Jan Mitchell (1913-2009), New York, probably acquired in the 1960s or earlier

by descent to the present owner