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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 384

    A SASANIAN BANDED AGATE FINGER RING

    CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    2nd Duke of Wellington (1807-1884).
    with S.J. Phillips, London, 1978.


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    This lot may not be exported from the United States without first receiving an export license from the Office of Foreign Assets Control.