Western Asiatic Bronze Stamp Seal with Formée Cross

GBP 50.00

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Object Description

A small Western Asiatic bronze seal featuring an oval base, from which it rises to a short handle with a mid-ridge surmounted by a pierced loop. Engraved on the base is a formée cross displayed below a foliage motif. The seal would have been worn by its owner to have handy for legal or commercial transactions. The object is accompanied with a paper description signed by Professor W. G. Lambert, the famous Assyriologist.

Date: 500-200 BC

Object History

Ex collection of a deceased gentlemen by descent to his family in London and Geneva, collection acquired 1970-1990.

Object Condition

Good condition

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.5 x H:2.1 x D:1.8 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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