6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN GOLD RING AND A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD HOOP EARRINGS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The ring with a plain hoop, oval in section, expanding at the shoulders, the bezel framed by a filigree wire encircling a crescent centered by a granule, with granulated triangles on either side; the earrings each with a plain oval hoop tapering at both ends to wire, forming a hook and loop closure; with modern gold earwires joined to the hoop
Ring: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 9
Earrings each: 1 in. (2.5 cm.) long (2)
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with Charles Ede, London, 1975.
Ring: with Charles Ede, London, 1975 (Antiquities 101, no. 35).
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