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Roman Style Ring with Pompey the Great Gemstone

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Roman Style Ring with Pompey the Great Gemstone

Lot 0397 Details

Description
An undated archaistic bronze finger ring in 1st century BC style, with inset glass cloison, intaglio profile portrait bust of an imperatorial portrait, possibly that of Pompey the Great. Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 140. 10.9 grams, 26mm overall, 18.57mm internal diameter (approximate size British Q 1/2, USA 8 1/4, Europe 18.12, Japan 17) (1"). Ex an important Dutch collection; acquired on the European art market in the 1970s. [No Reserve]
Condition
Fine condition.
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Roman Style Ring with Pompey the Great Gemstone

Estimate £40 - £60
Jun 26, 2020
Starting Price £5
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0397: Roman Style Ring with Pompey the Great Gemstone

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Est. £40 - £60Starting Price £5
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Lot 0397 Details

Description
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An undated archaistic bronze finger ring in 1st century BC style, with inset glass cloison, intaglio profile portrait bust of an imperatorial portrait, possibly that of Pompey the Great. Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 140. 10.9 grams, 26mm overall, 18.57mm internal diameter (approximate size British Q 1/2, USA 8 1/4, Europe 18.12, Japan 17) (1"). Ex an important Dutch collection; acquired on the European art market in the 1970s. [No Reserve]
Condition
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Fine condition.

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