• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 420

    A ROMAN NICOLO RING STONE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN NICOLO RING STONE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The flat oval stone with bevelled sides, engraved with a draped winged bust of Nemesis in profile to the left, pulling the folds of her chiton with her left hand; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
    9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long; ring size 8


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

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