11 December 2009,
Price realised USD 2,500
USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A ROMAN RED JASPER RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The flat oval stone engraved with a youth, possibly Orpheus, depicted nude and resting his right arm on a column, wearing a Phrygian cap, a branch in his left hand, a shepard's staff in his right, on a groundline; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long; ring size 7
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Molly Morse Limmer
Tunisian Private Collection.
French Private Collection, 1955.
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