5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 2,125
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN SILVER AND CARNELIAN FINGER RING
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The plain hoop rounded on the exterior, flat on the interior, expanding to the broad shoulders, set with a flat oval carnelian engraved with a gryllos combining profile masks of bearded Silenus and a youthful satyr, an eagle head emerging above
11/16 in. (1.7 cm.) wide; ring size 7
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The Miteva Collection, Switzerland.
Private Collection, Switzerland, acquired 1963-1971.
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