6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN GOLD AND EYE AGATE NECKLACE ELEMENT
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
The oval bezel encircled by two rows of granulation, two suspension loops at each end, set with the long convex oval stone
2 in. (5 cm.) long
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