Lot 18: Roman Gold Double Bezel Ring
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-4th century AD. A substantial gold double ring with rounded polygonal hoop widening at the shoulders with deep flute forming double hoop; decorated with shallow longitudinal flutes which end with volutes near the shield; shield set with lozenge shaped lapis lazuli. 26.61 grams, 29.07mm overall, 21.66mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British Y, USA 12 1/4, Europe 28.05, Japan 27) (1 1/4"). Property of a North American gentleman; previously in a New York collection, purchased from Henry Anavian prior to 1985. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A very large wearable size.