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Lot 0166

Description

2nd-3rd century AD. A gold finger ring with round-section hoop and irregular sheet gold cell, hollow-formed with inset carnelian intaglio of probably Venus (Greek Aphrodite), seated female holding up a hand-mirror. Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 368 for type. 9.65 grams, 24.03mm overall, 19.13mm internal diameter (approximate size British S, USA 9, Europe 20, Japan 19) (1"). Property of a Dutch gentleman; formerly in an old collection formed in the 1970s. [No Reserve]

Condition

Fine condition. A large wearable size.

Starting Bid

£5

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Roman Gold Ring with Seated Figure Gemstone

Estimate £800 - £1,000
4d
9h
13m
33s
£152 bids
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