Lot 175: Roman Ring with Harpy Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A D-section hoop with flared shoulders, inset carnelian with intaglio of a Harpy. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 195. 5.86 grams, 22mm overall, 12.60 x 17.39mm internal diameter (approximate size British K 1/2, USA 5 1/2, Europe 10.58, Japan 10) (1"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.