Lot 61: Imperial Roman gold ring with unengraved domed garnet cabochon
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Fine small Imperial Roman hollow gold ring with domed cabochon garnet in elliptical sheet bezel. Minor reworking to secure the stone, 1st Century AD, Eastern Mediterranean.
Ring size is approximate, since ancient rings are not perfectly round.
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Provenance: Acquired by the current owner in Europe, by 1999..
Dimensions: 1.9 cm (3/4"), US size 4.5
Medium: Gold, garnet