A NECKLACE OF TWENTY-ONE ROMAN AMETHYST RING STONES , CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.
21-stone Roman amethyst necklace CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D. Some carvings include Minerva in profile to the left, wearing her aegis and a crested helmet. Venus holding tendrils of hair in each hand. Mercury standing before a column, holding his caduceus and money bag. 19 5/8 in. (49.8 cm.) long $121,000
Glass jug | Roman | Late Imperial | The Met
Translucent blue green; handle and trails in same color.Plain, rounded rim; broad flaring mouth; cylindrical neck expanding downwards and joining imperceptibly with large piriform body; tall, splayed, tubular foot ring, made by folding; thick projecting bottom with large central pontil mark; broad, ribbed strap handle applied to body, with projecting lip below, drawn up vertically, tooled in and downwards, then folded on underside of mouth over trail decoration, drawn up and trailed off on…