Ancient Roman Silver & Nicolo Glass Intaglio Ring
This is an ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century AD. It is set with its original nicolo paste intaglio, in heavily worn condition. Today this ancient ring has survived intact and in excavated condition.
OBJECT: Intaglio Ring
DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century AD
MATERIAL: Silver & nicolo paste
RING SIZE: 4 3/4 (US) J 1/4 (UK)
SIZE: 19mm x 18mm x 4mm (intaglio 9mm x 7mm)
WEIGHT: 4 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Nottinghamshire.