Lot 46: Roman Ring with Garnet Cabochon
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd century AD. A substantial D-section silver hoop with expanding shoulders, vertical ribs developing to scrolled edges of the plaque, tiered central cell with inset garnet cabochon. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 210. 39 grams, 33mm overall, 22.61mm internal diameter (approximate size British Z+1 1/2, USA 13 1/4, Europe 31.0, Japan 29) (1 1/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition. A very large wearable size.