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Roman Eagle Gemstone in Gold Ring
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Description
2nd-3rd century AD. A carnelian gemstone with eagle standing right on ground-line, head left, Victory wreath in beak, set into a later gold ring with carinated hoop featuring scrolled ends, scrolled, openwork shoulders and an ovoid bezel with beaded border. Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 348, for type. 7.89 grams, 25.83mm overall, 19.02x16.02mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14) (1"). Property of a London lady, part of her family's collection; acquired in the 1970s.
Condition
Very fine condition.
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Roman Eagle Gemstone in Gold Ring

Estimate £1,000 - £1,400
Nov 25, 2020
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Starting Price £900
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0801: Roman Eagle Gemstone in Gold Ring

Sold for £900
3 Bids
Est. £1,000 - £1,400Starting Price £900
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 2
Nov 25, 2020 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 0801 Details

Description
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2nd-3rd century AD. A carnelian gemstone with eagle standing right on ground-line, head left, Victory wreath in beak, set into a later gold ring with carinated hoop featuring scrolled ends, scrolled, openwork shoulders and an ovoid bezel with beaded border. Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 348, for type. 7.89 grams, 25.83mm overall, 19.02x16.02mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14) (1"). Property of a London lady, part of her family's collection; acquired in the 1970s.
Condition
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Very fine condition.

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