Neo-classical period, late 18th – early 19th century
Carnelian and gold
Total H. : 9 cm
Intaglio : 1,6 x 1,4 cm
Hector's Body Dragged at the Chariot of Achilles
Taken from Homer’s Iliad, this subject is extremely rare in glyptic. The scene is engraved in a beautiful deep red carnelian.
8 500 €