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SKU: RJ2305

A fine Roman Gold and Sardonyx Cameo Finger Ring, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st century CE

Sale price5,500 USD

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This tiny gold finger ring set with an exquisite sardonyx intaglio engraved with a bird. The artist masterfully carved the stone to highlight the bird, standing but facing behind itself with tail artfully extended, in the reddish-brown top layer of the stone against the white lower layer.

Dimensions:  US ring size: 2 3/4

Condition:  The gold ring partially dented, the intaglio in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or breaks.

Provenance:  Private Maryland collection of a diplomat, acquired while serving in Egypt between 1949 and 1956, and then by descent.

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A fine Roman Gold and Sardonyx Cameo Finger Ring, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st century CE
A fine Roman Gold and Sardonyx Cameo Finger Ring, Roman Imperial Period, ca. 1st century CE Sale price5,500 USD