6 December 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A GREEK SILVER FINGER RING
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
With a wide hoop, flat on the interior, slightly rounded on the exterior, expanding to the large oval bezel, with a draped profile portrait bust of a Hellenistic ruler in relief, the fleshy face with short wavy hair bound in a fillet
1 3/16 in. (3 cm.) long
European Private Collection, acquired in the late 19th-early 20th century.
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