A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period
A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period
A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period
A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period
A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period

A Roman Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio, Roman Imperial Period

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The dark garnet intaglio engraved with a figure, most probably Mercury, holding a caduceus and wearing a tapered helmet, set in a heavy ring of 22K+ gold, the wide round bezel and shank creating a very attractive backdrop for the curved intaglio.

Spier, Jeffrey 'Ancient Gems and Finger Rings', J. Paul Getty Museum, 200 pages (1993), p. 126, no. 335

Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.

DimensionsUS ring size 3 (UK=F, DE=14, CH=4, JP=4)

Provenance: Madame Frances Artuner Collection, Belgium, formed during the 1960s thence by descent to her daughter in the US


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