Lot 24: Roman Gold Ring with Birds Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A gold hoop of two round-section rods with scrolled shoulders and applied granules, plaque with beaded wire border and inset carnelian cloison with intaglio motif of two birds of prey and a wheel. 3.81 grams, 20mm overall, 18.07mm internal diameter (approximate size British P, USA 7 3/4, Europe 16.55, Japan 16) (3/4"). Property of a Mayfair, London, UK, gentleman; acquired in 1980.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.