A Byzantine haematite intaglio
Lot 201
A Byzantine haematite intaglio
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,462) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Byzantine haematite intaglio
Paleochristian, circa A.D. 300
The oval stone engraved with a winged angel, draped in a long garment enhanced by incision lines, holding a staff, the head surmounted by a star, finger size 'T', the intaglio 19mm long, set in a modern gold ring

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  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired in London in the 1980s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
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