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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 286

    A ROMAN SILVER AND CARNELIAN CAMEO PENDANT

    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN SILVER AND CARNELIAN CAMEO PENDANT
    CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
    The plain bezel surmounted by a ribbed suspension loop; the oval stone carved in high relief with a head of Cupid in three-quarter view, his comma-shaped locks brushed forward and bound in a diadem
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1977.