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Roman Horse and Rider Intaglio Gold Ring

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 376

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 910 - 1,360
USD ($) 1,120 - 1,680
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £863

ROMAN HORSE AND RIDER INTAGLIO GOLD RING

Circa 2nd century AD. An openwork gold finger ring comprising a hoop formed from looped filigree wire within ropework borders; the bezel an elliptical cell containing a red gemstone intaglio set en cabochon; the intaglio depicting a rider on a cantering horse. Gold and gemstone, 4.421 grams, 26 mm overall. (Approximate size UK T½, USA 9¾, Europe 21.89, Japan 21).

Condition
Extremely fine condition, wearable.

Provenance
Purchased on the London art market in 2002.

Literature
See Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery, plate 63.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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