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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 483

    A BYZANTINE GOLD AND SASANIAN NICOLO FINGER RING

    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A BYZANTINE GOLD AND SASANIAN NICOLO FINGER RING
    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hoop round in section, with two large granules on either side of the join to the oval box bezel, the flat stone with bevelled sides, engraved with a hero or god with a sword in his raised hand, dispatching a rearing lion
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 11½


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    Provenance

    Dina Hanna, New York, 1990 (by descent).


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    This lot may not be exported out of the United States without first receiving an export license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.