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Bactrian bronze stamp with figurative handle

Stock Number: y81
Bactrian bronze stamp with figurative handle
Price
Sales price $220.00

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Description

A Bactrian bronze stamp seal; the inprint depicting inter-locking openwork circles, the handle in the form of a tiger, with four stylised birds on each corner of the stamp. The suspension loop intact.

The last images showing the piece once cleaned by a conservator.

Origin:

Circa 2nd Millennium B.C., BMAC (Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex)

Dimensions:

 Height: 2.8 cm / Diameter: 3.4 cm

Condition:

Heavily oxidised verdigris patina, with earth accretions evident, in good condition.