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Lot 17: Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE

Jewelry Auction: Ancient, Asian and Ethnographic - MANY LOTS OFFERED AT NO RESERVE

by The Curator's Eye

November 30, 2016

Boston, MA, USA

Live Auction
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  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
  • Intaglio Ring with Bust of a Woman in Profile: NO RESERVE
   
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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

Date: 1750

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