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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 461

    A ROMAN GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO FINGER RING

    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO FINGER RING
    CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to the pointed shoulders, the raised oval bezel set with a stone carved in three layers, brown on white on gray, with a reclining dog, its head resting on its extended fore legs, its tail curving around to the left
    1 in. (2.8 cm.) wide; ring size 6¼


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    Provenance

    with Medusa Ancient Art, Montreal, 1996.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A CANADIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR