EARLY ROMAN BANDED AGATE CAMEO OF THE BUST OF NIKE

In right profile, her hair pulled back in a tight chignon, the tops of her intricately feathered wings protruding behind her shoulders.

 

1st–2nd Century AD

20.5 x 17mm (13/16 x 11/16")

Ex: American private collection of Mr. D. Content, by the late 1980s.

Set in a handmade 24 kt gold necklace by Wolfgang Skoluda, early 1990s, 39 cm (15 3/8"); 216gm

 

(#gem5676rm)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII (London, 2019) p.43

 

 

 

Comparandum:

The British Museum  reg. no. 1923, 0401.1043

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