London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD RING WITH OVAL CABOCHON GARNET
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
In raised bezel, the later hoop with lotus flower shoulders; a Sassanian nicolo intaglio with recumbent stag in gold ring mount, intaglio repaired, circa 3rd-5th Century A.D.; a small Art Deco ring with rose-cut diamond four stone stylized lotus flower shoulders (one stone missing), the bezel set with Egyptian turquoise glazed composition scarab, early 1st millennium B.C.; a gold ring with granulation around the high bezel and cabochon garnet, in later hoop; and another openwork gold ring, Islamic
5/8 in. (2 cm.) across inner hoops av. (5)
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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