Lot 2291: Western Asiatic Sassanian Gold Ring with Intaglio
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 3rd-6th century AD. A plano convex gold ring with round bezel set with an amethyst engraved with the figure of a standing bird; Pahlavi script to the edges. 4.70 grams, 20.53mm overall, 18.88mm internal diameter (approximate size British R 3/4, USA 9, Europe 19.38, Japan 18) (3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; part of his family collection since the 1970s.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.