11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,500
Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
TWO ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS FINGER RINGS
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Both with thin plain hoops, flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, the high shoulders with an oval bezel set with flat green, blue and white banded glass, one with Victoria kneeling on top of a recumbent bull, pulling the bull's head back by its horns; and one with a biga driven by Cupid, the horses looking in opposite directions
First: ¾ in. (1.9 cm.) long; ring size 2¾ (2)
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Molly Morse Limmer
North American Private Collector, acquired in London, early 1980s.
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