A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER
A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER
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PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Sold:23,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A GOLD TORQUE, CIRCA 3RD/1ST CENTURY B.C., OR LATER 


of penannular form with pear-shaped terminals, partially twisted collar, and spiral ornaments.

Width 14.3 cm.; weight 230 gr.

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

said to have been found in northwestern Spain in 1869

Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired in the 1950s/1960s

by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Cf. S. Prieto Molina, "Los torques castreños del noroeste de la Península Ibérica," Complutum, vol. 7, 1996, p. 212, fig. 9

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