6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 3,750
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN NICOLO RING STONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone with bevelled sides, engraved with a draped winged bust of Nemesis in profile to the left, pulling the folds of her chiton with her left hand; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long; ring size 8
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Yvette Raoux, Paris, 1960s-1980s.
Acquired by the current owner in 1989.
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