11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A ROMAN EYE AGATE RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with a Horus falcon in profile to the left, wearing a pschent-crown; mounted as a ring in a 19th century figural gold setting
7/16 in. (1.1 cm.) long; ring size 9½
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English Private Collection, 1960s.
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