Roman Intaglio with a Gryllos, 1st/2nd Century AD
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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Roman: Pre AD 1000: item # 1163425
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Layered orange gem with a gryllos to the right.
The imaginary creature is composed of a striding peacock with a large tail feather, two Janus-like masks and the trunk of an elephant holding a maze.
Close to form no. 7, p. 15 in: Die antiken Gemmen des Kunsthistorischen Museums in Wien. Vol 1. Munich 1973.
Layered orange carnelian
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD
1.38 cm (0.50 in) x 1.22 cm (0.48 in) x 0.39 cm (0.2 in)
Intact and of fine quality.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.