A Roman agate cameo of Medusa
Lot 193
A Roman agate cameo of Medusa
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Roman agate cameo of Medusa
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Finely carved in high relief, the incised snakes clustering around her head, with feathered wings above, 1 1/8in (2.9cm) high, set in a modern mount

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired in the 1950s-1960s.
    Christie's, London, 08 July 1992, lot 87.
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