Lot 371: Roman Intaglio with Mercury and Animals
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-2nd century AD. A carved bloodstone amuletic plaque with intaglio design of Mercury standing with helmet, coin-purse, caduceus, cockerel, goat and scorpion; supplied with a museum-quality impression. 0.36 grams, 11mm (1/2"). From the private collection of a German gentleman; acquired prior to 1999.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.