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Sassanian Translucent Stone Pendant Seal
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Near East, Sassanian Empire, ca. 500 CE. A rounded, near-translucent pale orange stone seal with a flat face incised with a symbol of three reeds rising from ferns. Seals bearing personal designs are one of the most enduring symbols of the Sassanian Empire, which was a prominent and influential kingdom that had great influence throughout the Old World after the fall of Rome. Comes on a black leather cord approximately 24" in length (61 cm); size of stone: 0.85" W x 0.55" H (2.2 cm x 1.4 cm)

Provenance: private Carlton collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired between 1965 and 1980

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#128068
Condition
Very light surface wear commensurate with age; motif is very clear.
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Sassanian Translucent Stone Pendant Seal

Estimate $400 - $600
Nov 27, 2017
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Lot 0040 Details

Description
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**First Time At Auction**

Near East, Sassanian Empire, ca. 500 CE. A rounded, near-translucent pale orange stone seal with a flat face incised with a symbol of three reeds rising from ferns. Seals bearing personal designs are one of the most enduring symbols of the Sassanian Empire, which was a prominent and influential kingdom that had great influence throughout the Old World after the fall of Rome. Comes on a black leather cord approximately 24" in length (61 cm); size of stone: 0.85" W x 0.55" H (2.2 cm x 1.4 cm)

Provenance: private Carlton collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired between 1965 and 1980

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#128068
Condition
...
Very light surface wear commensurate with age; motif is very clear.

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