11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 3,000
USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A ROMAN CARNELIAN CAMEO
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY A.D.
The round stone in two layers, white on orange, carved with a Greek inscription in four lines reading: "Grace of God, good luck to the bearer," framed by a wreath
3/8 in. (1 cm.) long
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Molly Morse Limmer
London Art Market, early 1980s.
J. Spier, Late Antique and Early Christian Gems, Wiesbaden, 2007, no. 749.
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