11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
SIXTEEN ROMAN GOLD FINGER RINGS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Including two plain gold rings, the flat bezels embellished with filigree and granulation; a faceted ring with a square projection on the bezel; five plain hoops with cabochon stones, two emerald, one garnet, one drop-shaped carnelian, and one black jasper; and eight with engraved stones including a green jasper with a dolphin; a green glass with Fortuna; a garnet with a butterfly; a garnet with Fortuna; a red jasper with a winged insect; a glass with a profile mask; and two of glass with worn devices
Largest: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 4¼ (16)
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Molly Morse Limmer
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