9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone with a striding Minerva, wearing a long peplos and crested helmet, shouldering a spear and shield; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
5/16 in. (.8 cm.) long; ring size 6¼
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British Private Collection, prior to the 1970s.
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