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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 445

    A ROMAN GOLD RING

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN GOLD RING
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    Formed from a coil of plain wire, circular in section, each end terminating in an elongated goat head, the features indicated by hatching, the fleece below each head stippled
    1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long


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    Provenance

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