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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 421

    A ROMAN GOLD AND ROCK CRYSTAL FINGER RING

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GOLD AND ROCK CRYSTAL FINGER RING
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The hollow hoop flat on the interior, bevelled on the exterior, expanding to broad shoulders, the raised bezel set with a flat oval stone engraved with a bust of Nemesis in profile, the winged goddess pulling on her sleeveless chiton at the front
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 4


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner in 1980.