6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A SASANIAN BANDED AGATE FINGER RING
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone engraved with a bust of a bearded ruler in profile, adorned with necklaces and an earring, an inscription above; mounted as a ring in a 19th century gold setting
13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) long; ring size 7¾
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2nd Duke of Wellington (1807-1884).
with S.J. Phillips, London, 1978.
This lot may not be exported from the United States without first receiving an export license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.
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