6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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European Private Collection, 1978.
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