A GRAECO-PERSIAN CARNELIAN SCARABOID
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The seal engraved with a crouching Sphinks, in front a military dagger. The seal scarab is carved in a fantastic pink and celadon stone with a blood-red inclusion and some black encrustations. Exceptional and perhaps the most beautiful ancient stone we've handled from thi ...click for details
FINE LARGE SCARABOID SEAL WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC
Unsually large and well engraved glazed steatite scaraboid with engravings on both sides. Obverse: Well-defined hieroglyphs, Reverse: Two cartouches of Thutmose topped by a pair of feathers of Maat.
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HIGH QUALITY CHINESE JADE CARVING IN THE FORM OF MYTHICAL BEAST, MING-QING DYNASTY, 16TH.-18TH. CENTURY AD.
A superb jade carving of a winged lion / mythical beast. The figure is larger for the type and very accomplished with wonderful details in a fine jade white and russet patinated stone. ...click for details