6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN PENDANT
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
With a plain flanged bezel surmounted by a suspension loop, the flat drop-shaped stone engraved and calcified with a standing Eros, his wings outstretched behind, his legs crossed, a lagobolon(?) and an unidentifiable object in his hands above an altar; on a modern ancient-style gold necklace
in. (1.8 cm.) long
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European Private Collection, 1975.
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