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Lot 45: Roman Ring with Horse Intaglio

Antiquities: Day 1

by TimeLine Auctions

December 6, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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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.

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