Lot 50: Roman Marriage Ring with Clasped Hands
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A substantial flat-section facetted silver hoop with broad plaque, beaded wire collar enclosing a high-relief iunctio dextrarum clasped hands motif. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 187. 13 grams, 24mm overall, 20.02 x 16.66mm internal diameter (approximate size British L 1/2, USA 6, Europe 12.34, Japan 12) (1"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.