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Roman Gold Intaglio Ring

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 514

Estimate
GBP (£) 450 - 600
EUR (€) 510 - 680
USD ($) 630 - 840
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Price (+bp): £405 (EUR 456; USD 570)
ROMAN GOLD INTAGLIO RING

Circa 3rd-4th century AD. A gold intaglio ring comprising a flat section hoop with filigree edges and three-band braided design; on the shoulders a pair of large gold granules flanking an elliptical bezel with inset white glass cabochon intaglio depicting a grotesque horned figure with exposed phallus. Gold and glass, 4.23 grams, 25.31 mm. overall. (Approximate size British Z, USA 12 1/2, Europe 28.99, Japan 28).

Condition
Extremely fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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