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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 454

    A ROMAN GOLD AND PLASMA FINGER RING

    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GOLD AND PLASMA FINGER RING
    CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The plain hollow hoop rounded on the interior and exterior, expanding to the wide shoulders, the oval bezel raised, set with a flat stone engraved with a bust of a woman in profile, her long hair plaited and gathered loosely at the nape of her neck
    1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide; ring size 6½


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1978.