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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 329

    AN EARLY JEWISH BRONZE FINGER RING

    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY JEWISH BRONZE FINGER RING
    CIRCA 4TH-5TH CENTURY A.D.
    The hoop with a boss at the base, triangular bosses at the shoulders, with triangular supports for the rectangular, bevelled bezel, engraved with a menorah on a tripod base, a lulov to the left, a shofar to the right
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 6½


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    Provenance

    Bokharan Collection, 1992.