MEIOTIC-SCYTHIAN GOLD BRACELET, CA. 4TH C. B.C.
Formed of joined hammered sheets, hollow raised ends depict a lion attacking a tusked boar, ornament of applied cut wire and granulation, 960 gold. 7 3/4". 10.8 dwt. Provenance: From the Collection of Jay C. Leff. (Similar example found in Karagodeuashkh Barrow, Kuban, Krasnodar Region, Ukraine.)
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Wear, compression, wire clasp lost. Breakdown of Alloy: CU 1.02, Pd 2.12, AG 2.77, AU 96.02.