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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 484

    A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER FING

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER FING
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
    The solid cast hoop flat on the interior, carinated on the exterior, the sides voluted, merging with grooved shoulders, expanding toward the bezel, with four prongs supporting the oval bezel, with peltae on either side, set with a cabochon amethyst
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 7


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner prior to 1980.