Lot 204: Roman Ring with Lion Intaglio
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Early 3rd century AD. A D-section bronze hoop expanding to an elliptical raised bezel with pouncing lion on a baseline. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 196 for type. 4.45 grams, 21mm overall, 17.80mm internal diameter (approximate size British O 1/2, USA 7 1/2, Europe 15.76, Japan 15) (3/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.