• Vintage and Modern Jewels at S auction at Christies

    Sale 5896

    Vintage and Modern Jewels at South Kensington, Including Fine Hermès Handbags

    19 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A group of mounted and unmounted hardstone cameos and intaglios

    Price Realised  

    A group of mounted and unmounted hardstone cameos and intaglios
    Comprising: a Roman oval intaglio depicting a running dog in silver ring mount, possibly 2nd-3rd century A.D.; an oval cornelian intaglio depicting the figure of Medusa; a 19th century hardstone cameo depicting a female head possibly Venus; a Roman jasper intaglio of a running hare in gold ring mount; two Near Eastern, possibly Sassanian, intaglio seals; a 19th century oval lava cameo of a bearded man; two stickpins; a 19th century Etruscan style cross pendant; and a cameo ring (11)


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    Please note that the items in this lot were acquired before 2000