A HELLENISTIC GOLD AND GARNET RING, CIRCA 3RD/2ND CENTURY B.C.
A HELLENISTIC GOLD AND GARNET RING, CIRCA 3RD/2ND CENTURY B.C.
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PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

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

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

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

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

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.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979), Lugano, acquired in the 1950s/1960s

by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

For a related example see M. Filimonos and A. Giannikouri, "Grave Offerings from Rhodes: Pottery and Jewellery," in: V. Gabrielsen, ed., Hellenistic Rhodes: Politics, Culture, and Society, 1999, pl. 65a.b.

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