|THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED WITH NO RESERVE.|
Possibly 1st-3rd century AD.
Glass paste intaglio gems imitate more valuable intaglios and were widespread in the Roman Empire. The intaglio of a quadruped (perhaps a horse?) is well worn and set inside a stepped oval bezel, the band made of hammered gold with beaded wire along outer edges.
|Lot ID: 50|
|Low Estimate: $1,000|
|High Estimate: $2,000|
|Next Bid: $1|
|Sale ID: 11|
|Sale Date: November 30, 2016|
|Sale Location: Virtual|
|Sale Sponsor: The Curator's Eye - Fine and Rare Antiques|
|Sale Terms: View here|
|Live Bidding Link: SALE CLOSED|
|Location of Origin: Europe|
|Medium/Materials: Gold, white glass paste|
|Dimensions: Circumference 60.4 mm.; US size 9.25, UK size S 1/4|
|Weight: 8.0 gr.|
|Primary Classification: Jewelry for Sale : Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Islamic Jewelry|
|Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York, 2006; formerly property of an East Coast collection.|
|Price:||Price on Request|
|Offered By:||ANTIQUE AUCTION CLOSED: Jewelry Auction: Ancient, Asian and Ethnographic - November 30, 2016|
|Contact:||The Curator's Eye|
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