9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,625
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN MOTTLED ORANGE JASPER RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved with Minerva standing on a groundline, wearing a peplos and a crested helmet, supporting Victoria in one outstretched hand, a spear in the other, leaning on her shield; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long; ring size 7¼
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British Private Collection, prior to 1980.
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