Lot 22: Roman Gold Intaglio Ring with Antelope and Cornucopiae
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-4th century AD. A gold ring with D-shaped openwork shank with scrolling ivy leaf pattern in two bands; round bezel set with a green bloodstone engraved with an antelope with head turned back, below a vase with cornucopia to either side. 11 grams, 22.70mm overall, 20.36mm internal diameter (approximate size British V, USA 10 3/4, Europe 23.99, Japan 23) (1"). Property of a private collector; acquired before 1975.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.