Lotto 23 | An eastern greek bronze engraved ring. Bull. <br><br>5th century B.C.

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An eastern greek bronze engraved ring. Bull. <br><br>5th century B.C.

An eastern greek bronze engraved ring. Bull.

5th century B.C.

Plain hoop, rounded without and flatten within, extending in broader shoulders rising into flat oval bezel with engraved design; a bull facing right. His body characterized by stylized features and globular eyes and snout. On top, a palm branch. Dark green patina and presence of deposit on the surface of the ring. Probably Cypriot.
Parallel: for a similar typology see Marshall, Finger Rings, 1968, pl. XXX, 1247.

15 x 20 mm; ring size 17 x 19 mm; 6,04 gr.

Provenance: english art market.