• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 432

    A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to a raised bezel, set with a flat oval stone engraved with a spread-winged eagle, sitting atop a shield and thunderbolts
    7/16 in. (1.1 cm.); ring size 6½


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    Provenance

    with Derek Content, Maine, prior to 1994.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION