A fine gold ring with an ancient Babylonian cylinder seal.

A fine gold ring with an ancient Babylonian cylinder seal. - image-1
A fine gold ring with an ancient Babylonian cylinder seal. - image-1

A fine gold ring with an ancient Babylonian cylinder seal.

Grey marble seal ca. 16 x 11mm, carved with a King and the Goddess Istar. Unmarked. Some chips to the stone, major wear to the intaglio. Ring size 61. Weight 28.7 g.
The seal ca. 1900-1800 BC, the ring by Falko Marx (Cologne 1941 - ibid. 2012), 1980s.

Provenance

The cylinder seal purchased from Kunsthandel Faust, Cologne, 1980s.

Lot 5 Dα

Estimate:
750 €

Result:
1.488 €