9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
A GREEK CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
LATE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The flat oval stone engraved with a bust of Alexander the Great, his muscular upper torso nude, depicted frontally, his head in profile to the left, with wild wavy hair featuring his distinctive anastole
11/16 in. (18 cm.) long
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