Ten Sasanian domed-shaped stamp seals 10
Lot 95
Ten Sasanian domed-shaped stamp seals
10
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,009) inc. premium

Lot Details
Ten Sasanian domed-shaped stamp seals
Iran, circa 4th-6th Century A.D.
All pierced for suspension, of chalcedony, agate and other hardstones, variously engraved including two showing profile busts of high-ranking officials with typical beard and long hair, one with a winged deity with human body and bird's head, another with two fantastic creatures half human and half fish, and various other subjects including different animals and human figures, 18mm-23mm diam (10)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Dr. Busso Peus Nachf., Frankfurt, Auktionen 396/397, 5 November 2008, various lots.
    English private collection, London, formed in the early 1980s.
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