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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 263

    A ROMAN BLOODSTONE RINGSTONE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN BLOODSTONE RINGSTONE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The flat oval stone engraved with a draped bust in profile to the right, the hair bound in a fillet; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
    9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long; ring size 9½


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    Provenance

    with Ariadne, New York, 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION