Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 86

The Manuscripts, Collectibles & Space Auction

Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 1473
A 2-piece lot of Ancient Weapons. 1) A large Greek lead bullet, ca. 4th-3rd century BC, for use in a sling; bearing the name ΞENOΦΩN in unusually large and precise script. Fine patina. Measures: 5 X 2.5 cm.
Ex the Collection of Major General Cornelius Mann, Shooters Hill, England, ca. 1830-1850's.

2) A heavy, Sumerian mottled beige and white marble pear-shaped mace head, Uruk, Jemdet Nasr Period, ca. 3500-3000 BC the lightly polished surface bearing three projecting oval bosses, the narrow shaft hole lengthwise. Measures: 7.5 X 6 cm.
Ex Bedelle Collection Boston 1970's.
Estimated Value $200 - 250.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1474
Indian Enameled Gold Bangle Bracelet, ca. 19th Century AD. An extremely fine Indian enameled gold bracelet, Jaipur. Decorated, gold and ruby screw, clasp with two parrots that have facing bodies, heads looking back. The rest of the bracelet is meticulously embellished with feathers, vines and leaves encrusted with intricately shaped and faceted diamonds on the outside. The interior is decorated with birds, flowers, and leaves. The details are enameled in brilliant emerald green, ruby red, white, and other colors. Completely intact and free of any blemishes or repairs. Measures: 7.5 cm diameter; Weighs: 73.6 gms.
Estimated Value $4,000 - 5,000.
Ex Sotheby's, New York (6 October 1990), Lot 413.

View details and enlarged photo

Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved