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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

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