Lotto 7 | An etruscan agate scarab intaglio set in a postclassical swivel gold ring. Antelope.

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An etruscan agate scarab intaglio set in a postclassical swivel gold ring. Antelope.

An etruscan agate scarab intaglio set in a postclassical swivel gold ring. Antelope.

Scarab 4th century B.C.
scarab 10x12x7 mm ; US size ring 7.5 ; 5,7 grs

The ring made decorated with platted twisted wires on either ends of the swiveling parts. Scarab with a flat oval base engraved in intaglio and pierced lenghtwise ; depicting a riding antelope. The animal anatomy presents globular elements.

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U.K. private collection