6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 27,400
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A ROMAN CARNELIAN RING STONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The flat oval stone engraved with an apotropaic device of a vulva in the center, with four ithyphallic male genitalia directed inward, a woman's head above, her hair arranged in a melon coiffure
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) wide
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European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.
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