BUDGE (Sir E.A. Wallis) Presentation Ivory Paper Knife, Inlaid with an Inset Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander III "The Great", early posthumous issue 300-268 B.C. head of Heracles lion headdress, Zeus enthroned, holding an eagle in his right hand and a sceptre in the left, the inscription reads "Award of Merit E.A.W.B." c.1880
13 x 1½ ins.
From the Collection of Sidney Smith, formerly the property of Sir E.A. Wallis Budge, whom he assisted. Dominic Winter Sale, 1/12.