9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN ITALIC BANDED AGATE RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The flat oval stone finely carved with a charioteer driving a quadriga, holding the reins in one hand, a rippling whip in the other, the elongated horses with their overlapping legs extended in movement
¾ in. (2 cm.) wide
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European Private Collection, 1977.
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