Lot 2288: Western Asiatic Sassanian Gold Ring with Bird Intaglio
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-7th century AD. A C-section gold hoop with expanding shoulders, flat plaque with central round cell, granule detailing; inset central carnelian with intaglio standing bird. 373 grams, 20mm overall, 15.67mm internal diameter (approximate size British J, USA 4 3/4, Europe 9.20, Japan 9) (3/4"). From an important private London collection; formed in the 1970s and 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.