5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 3,500
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The bevelled flat oval stone engraved with a draped bust of a woman in profile, her hair rolled back from her temples and bound in a chignon at the base of her neck; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
7/16 in. (1.1 cm.) long; ring size 8½
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with Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1980s.
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