9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
CIRCA LATE 1ST-EARLY 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with a draped portrait bust of a woman in profile to the left, her hair arranged in a thick plait wound around her head
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long
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European Private Collection, 1977.
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