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A ROMAN GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO FINGER RING
A ROMAN GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO FINGER RING

CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C.

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A ROMAN GOLD AND AGATE CAMEO FINGER RING CIRCA LATE 1ST CENTURY B.C. The thin plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding to the two-tiered bezel, set with an oval stone in three layers, brown on white on black, sculpted with a bust of Mercury in profile to the left, the youthful god with curly hair, wearing a petasos and a mantle pinned to his shoulder 13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) long; ring size 6
Provenance
American Private Collection, 1970s.
with Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 2003 (Living Long Ago, no. 43).
with Fortuna Fine Art, New York, 2004 (To Dress in Gold, no. 113).
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