9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,375
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN SARDONYX RINGSTONE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with two Pisces fish, one facing left, one facing right, below a star and crescent, framed by a Greek inscription reading: "of Fortunatus;" mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) long; ring size 6½
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UK Art Market, 1980s-early 1990s.
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