• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 66

    AN ANTIQUE AGATE CAMEO AND GOLD "SQUIRT" RING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ANTIQUE AGATE CAMEO AND GOLD "SQUIRT" RING
    Bezel-set with an oval agate cameo depicting an owl, its head turned frontal, mounted in rose gold, to the yellow metal cylindrical base, circa 1800


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    Provenance

    S. J. Phillips, London


    Literature

    Annette Green and Linda Dyett, Secrets of Aromatic Jewelry, Flammarion, Paris, New York, 1998, page 106.