Two Roman Gemstone Depictions of Eros or Cupid
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
1st - 4th century A.D., the first a large and solid one-piece yellow-brown agate ring, its face carved with a standing winged figure (15mm interior circumference) (minor chips); the second is an oval dendritic carnelian ring stone with a figural design similar to the ring's (18x13mm) (edge chips).
Both items purchased from Joel Malter & Co., Inc. of Encino, CA, the ring on October 10, 1989 with original invoice included and the stone on March 25, 1991 with a copy of the invoice included.
$400 - 600