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: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

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

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Sold:18,750GBP

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 and collar of quadrangular section.

Width 18.5 cm.; weight 442 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. 10

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