11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with five bees flying between two antithetically arranged trees; mounted as a swivel ring in a modern gold setting
½ in. (1.3 cm.) wide; ring size 5
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G. Max Bernheimer
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Molly Morse Limmer
Tunisian Private Collection.
French Private Collection, 1955.
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