Lot 25: Roman Gold Ring with Figural Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A gold ring with tapering shank, wide, rounded shoulders; bezel set with a carnelian intaglio engraved with the image of a standing man holding a staff and looking at a helmet held in outstretched hand. 4.18 grams, 24.17mm overall, 15.95mm internal diameter (approximate size British P, USA 7 1/2, Europe 16.00, Japan 15) (1"). Private collection, North London; acquired in the early 1990s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.