A Roman Gold and Onyx Cameo Ring of Apollo, ca 2nd century CE
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the oval gem carved on two layers in high relief with a profile bust of Apollo, facing left, with almond-shaped eyes, a prominent nose and a slightly upturned mouth, his thick curly hair is adorned with a diadem. The stone features two natural colors, the upper surface carved to form the face is a creamy pale yellow, whereas the lower level background is skillfully portrayed in white, creating an elegant contrast. Set in a high karat gold ring with high bezel.
Condition: Minor dents to the gold band that do not detract, intaglio and ring are otherwise intact and in excellent condition overall.
Dimensions: US ring size: 4 1/2
Provenance: Private Virginia collection, acquired from the London trade in the mid 1960's.
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