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BUDGE (Sir E.A. Wallis)
ALEXANDERINE ANTIQUITY
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.
£1600.00   
keywords:    
Egypt

Stock ref: 13017




 
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