Ancient Roman silver intaglio ring of a goat

Ancient Roman silver intaglio ring of a goat

Code: 11022

£295.00
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This is an ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, dating to the 1st - 2nd century A.D. The ring is set with the original carnelian intaglio depicting a goat feeding from the shoots/branches of an old felled tree. The gemstone is tightly set in a rubbed over mount, although has an old chip to the loweredge but the design is still intact. A good ancient ring for the collector or museum display.

OBJECT: Intaglio Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st - 2nd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Carnelian

RING SIZE:   3 1/4  (US)     F 3/4   (UK)

SIZE: 21mm x 23mm x 6mm x 13mm (intaglio 10mm x 8mm) 

WEIGHT:  11.04 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European private collection, Vienna (Austria).