11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A ROMAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The hollow hoop round in section, expanding at the shoulders, the bezel set with a flat oval stone engraved with a seated Fortuna, the draped goddess holding a cornucopia and a ship's rudder
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 4
Acquired by the current owner's family in the 1980s.
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Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England