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Lot 85

Estimate: 420 GBP   |   Starting price: 300 GBP ---
Italic carnelian intaglio. Running female figure (with her dress swelling), holding two torches. The stylized depiction can be referred to the underworld (recalling Persephone in the infernal regions, and, in particular, Diana Lucifera) and the funerary sphere. Employment of globular elements in the head and body. Light wear marks. Engraving made in the minor face of the setting, which has a truncated-cone shape. 2nd-1st century B.C.
12 x 11 x 2 mm

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