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Roman - Gold Ring with 'Galloping Horse' Intaglio Gemstone

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 662

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 680
USD ($) 560 - 840
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,495

ROMAN - GOLD RING WITH 'GALLOPING HORSE' INTAGLIO GEMSTONE

Circa 3rd century AD. The bezel formed of a backplate with a twisted wire frame around the cell containing a red elliptical gemstone bearing the intaglio of a galloping horse, the hoop formed from a triple strand of plaited wire with a tetrahedron of four granules at each side of the bezel. 3.27 grams, 22.39 mm overall, internal 18.46 mm.

Condition
Very fine, wearable and scarce.

Provenance
Ex Dixon collection formed in the 1920's and then by descent.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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