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A HELLENISTIC GOLD RING WITH RELIEF DECORATION, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

A HELLENISTIC GOLD RING WITH RELIEF DECORATION, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

A HELLENISTIC GOLD RING WITH RELIEF DECORATION, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:

13,125

GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A HELLENISTIC GOLD RING WITH RELIEF DECORATION, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.


with flat ribbed hoop and circular bezel with beaded border, stylized leaves on the shoulders, the bezel ornamented in relief with three Dionysiac figures, including Silenus on the left.

Height 2.3 cm.; width of bezel 2 cm.; weight 27.9 gr.

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Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, May 2nd, 1959, no. 140b, illus.

Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, probably acquired at the above sale

by descent to the present owner

For an attempt at identifying all three figures depicted on the bezel see the entry to the 1959 Lucerne catalogue.