Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The hollow hoop rounded on the exterior and interior, expanding to broad shoulders, the plain oval bezel set with a flat stone engraved with a draped bust of Mercury in profile to the left, his hair encircled by a fillet, his caduceus over his shoulder
1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 4
with Jack Ogden, London, 1980s.
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