6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,500
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A SOUTH ARABIAN GOLD AND EYE AGATE FINGER RING
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY A.D.
The plain hoop flat on the interior, slightly rounded on the exterior, joined to the underside of the oval bezel, a large granule on each shoulder, encircled by beading, the convex oval stone engraved with a hare(?), and an inscription, incorporating a wasm with the name of the owner, reading, Y nz'd
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 7½
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European Private Collection, 1988.
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