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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 271

    A ROMAN SPECKLED JASPER RINGSTONE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    with Jakob Hirsch, Munich.
    Dr. Rolan Maly, Kriens, 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN SCHOLAR