Lot 129: Roman Gold Intaglio Ring with Bird
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-4th century AD. A gold band ring with central granule pattern; bezel with granule flower shape with carnelian intaglio to the centre engraved with bird, possibly a parrot, standing on a branch. 4.12 grams, overall 22.45mm, 20.17mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British U 1/2, USA 10 1/2, Europe 23.15, Japan 22) (1"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition. A large wearable size.