Description This ring has a swivel bezel with an intaglio that depicts a head in profile to the left, sometimes identified as Asander I, King of Bosphorus. The signature "of Apollonios" is inscribed in Greek below the head.
|1/14/1979||Examination||examined for condition|
|6/15/1983||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
- Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World. 2016.
Provenance Morrison Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Morrison Sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 1898, lot 261 [said to be from Kerch]; E. Guilhou, France, by 1912 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Guilhou no. 202]; Arthur Evans, Oxford, by 1938, [mode of acquisition unknown] [Evans inv. no. 65]; Jacob Hirsch, Munich, 1941 [executor of Evans' will]; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Translation] of Apollonios
Credit Museum purchase, 1942
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