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1st century AD. A polished amethyst cabochon with intaglio kneeling archer with wreath to his brow, recurved bow in one hand, ewer by his knee; possibly Teucer the son of King Telamon of Salamis and cousin of Achilles who fought with bow and arrows in the Trojan War. 5.03 grams, 26mm (1"). Property of a Dutch collector; acquired on the European art market before 2000.


Very fine condition.

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Amethyst Intaglio with Teucer, Cousin of Achilles

Estimate £1,000 - £1,400May 22, 2018