6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
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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Acquired by the current owner prior to 1980.
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