• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A ROMAN CORNELIAN INTAGLIO

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN CORNELIAN INTAGLIO
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    Engraved with a draped kneeling figure of Aphrodite suckling winged Eros, his quiver leaning on a tree behind, set in a modern gold ring
    5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an English private collection since the 1980s.