Lot 47: Roman Ring with Mask Cameo
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd-3rd century AD. A D-section silver hoop with expanding shoulders, inset moulded glass panel of facing bearded male bust. Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L. Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 229 for type. 18 grams, 28mm overall, 19.95mm internal diameter (approximate size British U, USA 10, Europe 22.52, Japan 21) (1"). Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition. A large wearable size.