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A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios, 1st/2nd century A.D.

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios, 1st/2nd century A.D.

A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios, 1st/2nd century A.D.

Estimate:

10,000

to
- 15,000 GBP

A Gold Necklace with Twelve Roman Intaglios

1st/2nd century A.D.


comprised of a nicolo intaglio with a female deity facing left, a green plasma intaglio with Athena, a carnelian intaglio with a horse and 3 Greek letters, a chalcedony intaglio with an enthroned god, a green plasma intaglio with a standing Eros, an amethyst intaglio with a bird, a nicolo intaglio with two horses, a carnelian intaglio with a standing, draped goddess, an amethyst intaglio with Aphrodite holding a mirror, a sardonyx intaglio with Athena holding a spade and a spear, a jasper intaglio with Harpocrates, and a chalcedony intaglio with Eros; strung together on a 19th century gold double chain. 

Tallest intaglio 1.1 cm.

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European private collection, 19th Century (based on mount)
French private collection, 1980s