Lot 2290: Western Asiatic Sassanian Gold Ring with Figural Intaglio
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-7th century AD. A hollow-formed gold hoop with expanding shoulders, flat plaque with inset cabochon garnet, intaglio hooded figure. 2.60 grams, 19mm overall, 15.21mm internal diameter (approximate size British I, USA 4 1/4, Europe 7.44, Japan 7) (3/4"). Private collection, London, UK; formerly with Persepolis Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK; in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.