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
Exhibited: BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.43
Comparandum:The British Museum, London reg. no. 1923, 0401.1043