6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 46,600
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
A ROMAN SAPPHIRE RING STONE
CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone engraved with a portrait head of a Julio-Claudian prince in profile to the left, a laurel wreath in his wavy hair, the ties falling in back
3/8 in. (.9 cm.) long
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European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.
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