Lot 2289: Western Asiatic Gold Ring with Carnelian
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-4th century AD. A flat-section gold hoop supporting a rectangular-section tapering cell with granule detailing, inset carnelian(?) cloison. 5.39 grams, 23mm overall, 16.21mm internal diameter (approximate size British K 1/2, USA 5 1/2, Europe 10.58, Japan 10) (1"). Property of a North West London gentleman; formerly with a central London gallery in 1990.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.