6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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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with Medusa Ancient Art, Montreal, 1996.
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