Ring with oval gem with Victoria (Victory)
2nd century B.C.
Legacy dimension: L. of bezel, 41 mm.
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Intaglio. Victoria, to left, is seated on a rock. Her lower body is draped, and a large shield is seen in profile resting on her right knee, supported by her right hand.
By date unknown: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland (said to have been found at Salonika in Greece); March 12, 1959: purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis for $ 5,300.00 (this is the total price for 59.186-59.192)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour