Early Imperial Roman Banded Agate Intaglio of Theseus

A brown and white banded agate intaglio of Theseus. He stands in left profile, contemplating his

dagger, which he holds before himself in his left hand. Mounted in a 20th Century solid gold finger ring.

 

1st Century AD

 

With Christie's, New York, 1999. With Fortuna Fine Arts, New York, 2004. Acquired by Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, from a New Jersey collector in New York, 2019.

 

(#gem5724rm)

 

Exhibited: 

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

 

 

Published: 

Christie's; Ancient Jewelry (New York, 12.08.2005) lot.80

Christie's; Ancient Jewelry (New York, 12.08.1999) lot.109

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  acc. no. 27.731

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