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    Sale 5383

    Jewels at South Kensington

    7 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    A Hellenistic gold intaglio ring

    Price Realised  


    A Hellenistic gold intaglio ring
    The oval slightly domed bezel engraved to depict a standing eagle facing left, to a plain ridged hoop, probably 3rd century B.C.

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    From a private English collection

    Post Lot Text

    C.f. "Rings, The Alice & Louis Koch Collection", Anna Beatriz Chadour, Leeds, 1994, P.27, no.86 for ring of similar hoop design and treatment of engraving.