Lot 17: Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Sold without reserve.
Heavy gold ring with a collet setting surrounding an oval intaglio of a woman in profile with a laurel crown. Cameos and intaglios were popular collectors items, and owners would have these set in a Roman style setting.
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Provenance: Alexander Gallery, New York, 2006; formerly property of an East Coast collection
Dimensions: Circumference 57.2 mm.; US size 8; UK size Q
Medium: Gold, chalcedony