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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 448

    A ROMAN GOLD MEDALLION PENDANT

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN GOLD MEDALLION PENDANT
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    With the bust of a goddess in repoussé wearing a mantle, her right arm over her chest, her left arm obscured, a crescentic diadem in her center-parted hair, bordered by filigree twisted wire, the suspension loop ribbed
    1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Yvette Raoux, Paris, 1960s-1980s.
    Acquired by the current owner in 1989.