9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved with a bust of Minerva in profile to the left, with a high crested helmet and snaky aegis; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
½ in. (1.3 cm.) long; ring size 9
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English Private Collection, 1980s.
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