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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 307

    A GREEK BRONZE FINGER RING

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK BRONZE FINGER RING
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    With a plain hoop, oval in section, expanding at the shoulders to the oval bezel, engraved with an eagle standing upon a reclining ram, the eagle with its wings raised, its head lowered to the back of the ram's head
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN