Lot 227: MOTTLED OLIVE-GREEN AND BUFF NEPHRITE BI LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER 6cm diam
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
MOTTLED OLIVE-GREEN AND BUFF NEPHRITE BI
LATE NEOLITHIC PERIOD OR LATER
shaped like a pulley with circular outline and a pierced hole in the centre, one side carved in low relief with a mask and a bird in profile, the olive-green stone with opaque alteration of buff colour throughout
- Good overall condition
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