Lot 122: Roman Gold Ring with Bird Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st century AD. A D-section gold ring with expanding shoulders, discoid plaque with beaded wire collar, cell with blue glass insert, intaglio profile bird on baseline. Cf . Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 191. 3.34 grams, 22mm overall, 20.05mm internal diameter (approximate size British U, USA 10 1/4, Europe 23.0, Japan 22) (1"). From a Harley Street private collection of jewellery, formed over 25 years.
Condition Report: Fine condition.