6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 2,750
USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A ROMAN GREEN JASPER RING STONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved with an Apis bull, a solar disk between his horns, standing on a groundline; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
½ in. (1.3 cm.) wide; ring size 6½
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with Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1980s.
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