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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 458

    A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN PENDANT

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1975.