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Lot 48





Estimate: 600 GBP   |   Starting price: 200 GBP Price realized: 300 GBP
Attractive, roman carnelian intaglio. Bust of Apollo. The god, in profile to the left, is characterized by a thick hairflow and a laurel wreath, carries a quiver and wears a cape which leaves the mighty back (seen from behind, three quarters) uncovered. An olive or laurel leafy branch in the field. This work is well proportioned in volumes and details depiction. Bright gem colour. Mirror-finish polishing, light wear marks. 1st century A.D.
14 x 10,5 x 2 mm

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