• 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 90

    A Roman Cornelian intaglio ring and a glass intaglio ring

    Price Realised  

    A Roman Cornelian intaglio ring and a glass intaglio ring
    The first of domed cornelian engraved to depict a goat with shaggy coat and short tail, circa 2nd century A.D. in later ring mount; and an orange glass intaglio depicting the head of the Medusa, probably 18th century, in later ring mount (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot was previously offered in two Antiquities sales at Christie's South Kensington, lot 79, 26th October 1995 and lot 401, 28th April 2004.