Lot 45: Roman Ring with Horse Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd century AD. A lentoid-section keeled hoop with expanding shoulders, scrolled edges to the plaque with discoid cell, carnelian insert with intaglio horse-head. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 184. 15 grams, 28mm overall, 20.31 x 16.99mm internal diameter (approximate size British M 1/2, USA 6 1/2, Europe 13.16, Japan 12) (1"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition. A large wearable size.