Roman Gold Cameo Ring of an Empress

Roman Gold Cameo Ring of an Empress

Code: 11745

£1,200.00 Approx $1650.62, €1405.15
 

This is an ancient Roman cameo of a lady, it dates to the 3rd century A.D. The blue and white of the hardstone agate is simply cut with a female profile. The cameo is set in a gold finger ring with a raised bezel with a ropework border. A nice early piece of art in wearable condition.

OBJECT: Cameo Ring

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 3rd century AD

MATERIAL: Agate & Gold

RING SIZE:   7 3/4  (US)     P 1/2  (UK)

SIZE: 24.70mm x 19.94mm x 2.03mm (Bezel 9.17mm x 13.13mm x 5.55mm)

WEIGHT: 2.87 grams

PROVENANCE: Property of European collector acquired on the German Art market prior to 1990s