Lotto 8 | An etruscan agate scarab intaglio set in a gold swivel postclassical ring.Warrior.

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

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

4th  century B.C.
Scarab 10x12x7 mm ; US size ring 8 ; 9 grs

The hoop rounded without and flatten within with spherical terminals decorated with « faux » twisted wire. Scarab with a flat base engraved in intaglio and pierced lenghtwise ; depicting a warrior inside a dotted framing. Use of globular elements. 

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U.K. private collection