11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET FINGER RING
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to the broad oval shoulders, the stepped oval bezel set with a convex oval garnet, engraved with a butterfly, its wings upraised
13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) long; ring size 6
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with Nina Borowski, Paris, 1980.
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