A HELLENISTIC GOLD AND GARNET RING, CIRCA 3RD/2ND CENTURY B.C.

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A HELLENISTIC GOLD AND GARNET RING, CIRCA 3RD/2ND CENTURY B.C.
with slender hoop and pointed oval bezel set within a serrated and beaded wire border with a cabochon garnet, volutes at the shoulders; together with a Greek-style swivel scarab box ring with spiral hoop and filigree decoration on the box.

Widths 1.9 and 2.8 cm; ¾ and 1 1/8 in

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PROVENANCE
Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired in the 1950s/1960s
by descent to the present owner

CATALOGUE NOTE
For related examples see F. H. Marshall, Catalogue of the Jewellery. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman, in the Departments of Antiquities, British Museum, 1911, pl. XXXI.

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