18 Roman intaglios in carnelian, various agates & hardstone, c. 1st-3rd Centuries A.D. (18)

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Lot 157
18 Roman intaglios in carnelian, various agates & hardstone, c. 1st-3rd Centuries A.D. (18)

Sold for £ 5,875 (US$ 8,098) inc. premium

Antiquities

14 May 2003, 11:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

Eighteen Roman intaglios in carnelian, various agates and hardstone
Including a nicolo example with a figure representing plenty carrying a cornucopia, a wreath and a spread-winged eagle at her feet, 13mm.; a carnelian example with Diana of Ephesus, 13mm.; a red jasper example of a lumbering nymph beneath the boughs of a tree, 13mm.; a yellow jasper intaglio with Nike, 13mm.; a green agate with a partially draped figure of Pomona, cradling a staff and holding a pomegranate, 13mm.; two nicolo examples, one with a muse, 12mm., the other with a Dionysiac figure, 14mm.; a green hardstone with a winged female figure holding a spear, helmet and shield, 13mm. and ten other intaglios of carnelian, green stone, one amethyst and a red jasper prism, variously engraved, circa 1st-3rd Centuries A.D. (18)
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