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LOT 0152

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GBP (£) 7,000 - 9,000
EUR (€) 8,220 - 10,570
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£3,889 (EUR 4,566; USD 4,956) (+bp*)

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LARGE ROMAN GOLD RING WITH TYCHE GEMSTONE
MID-LATE 3RD CENTURY A.D. AND LATER
1 1/4 in. (27.45 grams, 31.67 mm overall, 22.21 x 16.71 mm internal diameter (approximate size British O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14)).

A substantial D-shaped ring with floral decoration, set with a later nicolo intaglio engraved with the figure of Tyche, holding a cornucopia and rudder, wearing a kalathos on her head; supplied with a museum-quality impression.

PROVENANCE:
Marcus Hollersberger, Solothurn, 1982.
Ex Galerie Schönbrunn, Vienna, 1987.
with Christie's, London, 7 December 2022, no.80.

Accompanied by a copy of the relevant Christie's catalogue listing.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by a search certificate number no.12105-217766.

CONDITION