11 December 2003,
Price realised USD 2,390
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A ROMAN AGATE RING STONE
Circa 1st Century A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with a finger ring in profile, a winged Victoria alighting above with a wreath and a palm branch, the ring surrounded by two butterflies and a grasshopper above a sheath of wheat; mounted as a ring in a late 18th century style gold setting
9/16 in. (1.3 cm.) long; ring size 10
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David Kent, who was formerly with Bravington's Jewelers, King's Cross, London, 1940s.
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