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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 447

    A ROMAN RED JASPER RING STONE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROMAN RED JASPER RING STONE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The flat oval stone deeply engraved with a head of Medusa in three-quarter view, her hair elaborately arranged in rows of plaits, snakes emanating from the coiffure and along her neck, two snakes crossing the front of her neck, a wing in her hair
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    London Art Market, 1980s.