9 December 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The hoop formed of two solid wires twisted together, tapering at each end to a single wire that overlaps and spirals around the hoop for sizing
2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide
Collection de Monsieur M.; Étude Tajan, Paris, 26 February 1996, lot 44.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 5 December 2001, lot 93.
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