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Roman Gold Ring with Banded Intaglio

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 0203

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,160 - 1,620
USD ($) 1,250 - 1,750

Opening Bid: £900 (EUR 1,044; USD 1,126)
ROMAN GOLD RING WITH BANDED INTAGLIO
3rd-4th century AD

A gold tapering shank below wide sloping shoulders; round bezel set with conical banded glass setting in imitation of agate. 9.89 grams, 23.39mm overall, 18.65 x 15.39mm internal diameter (approximate ring size British P 1/2, USA 8, Europe 17.00, Japan 16) (1"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Acquired on the London art market prior to 1980.

Literature
Cf. Henkel, F. Die Römischen Fingerringe der Rheinlande und der Benachbarten Gebiete, Berlin, 1913, item 73.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
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