9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN SPECKLED JASPER RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved with a gryllos, combining a bearded head on bird feet, surmounted by an eagle; mounted as a swivel ring in a modern gold setting
7/16 in. (1.1 cm.) long; ring size 6½
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with Jakob Hirsch, Munich.
Dr. Rolan Maly, Kriens, 1972.
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