9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GREEK ELECTRUM FINGER RING
CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Stirrup-shaped with a pointed oval bezel, engraved with a nude man kneeling on one knee, gazing up at the torch held in his upraised hand, on a short groundline
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) wide; ring size 3¼
German Private Collection, circa 1980.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 11 December 2003, lot 361.
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