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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 473

    A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND SAPPHIRE FINGER RING

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND SAPPHIRE FINGER RING
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hoop solid cast, flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, with slight carination at the shoulders, the high, tapering rectangular bezel with stamped grooves across the corners of the upper surface, set with a circular cabochon sapphire, two sides of the bezel with rectangular cut-outs
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) long; ring size 4


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner in 1980.