Roman Silver Intaglio Gem set Finger Ring

Code: 10081


£595.00
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This is an ancient Roman silver intaglio ring, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century A.D. The ring is set with the original banded agate gem, this would have been left unengraved ready for the owner to have a suitable intaglio cut. Today the ancient ring has survived intact with no damage or restoration, the gem is still securely set and can still be worn with care.

OBJECT: Intaglio Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver & Agate

RING SIZE:    7  (US)       O  (UK)

SIZE: 28mm x 24mm (intaglio 14mm x 11mm)

WEIGHT: 20.68 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. property of a Lady, Chiswick. London.

 

Roman Silver Intaglio Gem set Finger Ring