Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET FINGER RING
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The hollow hoop rounded on the exterior, flat on the interior, expanding to broad shoulders, the plain oval bezel set with a convex stone engraved with a standing Aphrodite Anadyomene, depicted nude holding her long tresses in both hands, on a short groundline
1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide; ring size 6½
with George Zacos, Basel, 1960s.
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