Lotto 5 | An etruscan carnelian scarab mounted on an ancient gold ring. Antelope.

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An etruscan carnelian scarab mounted on an ancient gold ring. Antelope.

An etruscan carnelian scarab mounted on an ancient gold ring. Antelope.

4th century B.C.
12x16x9 mm ; ring 20x18 mm ; 7grs

The animal is running to the left side. Globular style. Cable border. The mounting is a plain rounded hoop ending with convex terminals. The carnelian scarab revolved on a visible gold pin which passed through the terminals ending and twisted around the ends of the hoop.
Parallels : Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 27073/1228
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U.K. private collection