Ancient Roman Nicolo Hardstone Cameo of a Lady

Code: 10211


£1,425.00
Qty 

This is an ancient Roman Nicolo cameo of a lady, it dates to the 3rd century A.D. The blue and white of the Nicolo (aka Arabian Onyx) was the highest quality gemstone employed in the ancient glyptic art. Sadly she has a chip on her chin, though otherwise intact and wearable, set into an 18k solid gold finger ring.

OBJECT: Cameo

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 3rd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Nicolo gemstone & 18k Gold

RING SIZE:    8  (US)     Q (UK)

SIZE: 26mm x 21mm x 2.3mm (bezel 19mm x 13mm x 7mm)

WEIGHT: 9.64 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection

Ancient Roman Nicolo Hardstone Cameo of a Lady