29 October 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 940
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A ROMAN RED JASPER INTAGLIO WITH BULL
3RD CENTURY A.D.
Cut with figure of a charging bull, his head bent down, Greek letters PIM above and ANK*N below, 1.8 x 1.4 cm., 1.8 across inner hoop; a red jasper intaglio of an eagle standing on a base, 2nd-3rd Century A.D., 0.8 x 0.6 cm., 1.6 cm. across inner hoop; and a hardstone intaglio with hind, both forelegs off the ground, head held high in the air with alert ears, with short tail and details of hair added on the underbelly, circa 1st Century B.C., 1.7 x 1.4 cm., 1.7 cm. across inner hoop, all in later ring settings (3)
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