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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 369

    A PHOENICIAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN SCARAB FINGER RING

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PHOENICIAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN SCARAB FINGER RING
    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
    The hoop a wide ribbon, slightly carinated on the exterior, terminating at each end in a convex disk, the plain scarab attached by a wire threaded through its central perforation and the corresponding perforations in the disks, the wire then coiled around the shoulders
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 9


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 11 December 2003, lot 318.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR