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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 410

    A GREEK SILVER FINGER RING WITH A PORTRAIT HEAD OF A QUEEN

    LATE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREEK SILVER FINGER RING WITH A PORTRAIT HEAD OF A QUEEN
    LATE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
    The solid hoop flat on the interior, slightly rounded on the exterior, expanding to the broad oval bezel, engraved with a female portrait bust in profile to the left, wearing a chiton, her hair arranged in a chignon at the nape of her neck, surmounted by a wide diadem
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 8


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner prior to 1980.