• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 426

    A ROMAN EYE AGATE RINGSTONE

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

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, 1960s.