9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
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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European Private Collection, 1977.
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