Lot 2421: Western Asiatic Portrait Seal
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 4th-6th century AD. A discoid lapis lazuli seal matrix with intaglio profile bust, bearded with cap and hair. Cf. Gyselen, R. Acta Iranica. Sassanian Seals and Sealings in the A. Saeedi Collection, Paris, 2007, item III/33 for type. 5.84 grams, 22mm (1"). Ex Swiss collection; acquired 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.