• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 454

    A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The flat oval stone engraved with a cock, a collar around its neck, a footed basket with three sheafs of wheat to the left, on a groundline; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
    9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) wide; ring size 6½


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, 1960s.