5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 3,500
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A ROMAN RED JASPER RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The flat circular stone engraved with a gryllos combining two profile janiform heads above two janiform bearded heads, together forming a frontal mask, the letters C M E L in the field; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
7/16 in. (1.1 cm.) long; ring size 4
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Private Collection, Zurich.
with Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1990.
PROPERTY FROM AN ISRAELI-AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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