Goldring with Banded Agate

Culture: Roman
Period: 3rd century A.D.
Material: Gold, Banded Agate
Dimensions: 2.1 cm in diameter; 7.3 gram
Price: 4 000 Euro
Ref: 3564
Provenance: From a German private collection, acquired prior to 2011.
Condition: Intact and ready to wear.
Description: Beautifully preserved and ready-to-wear Roman goldring with a magnificent banded agate in an oval setting. The smooth ring shank forks on the upper part and merges into four stages holding the high setting. The banded agate is conical and at the tip slightly rounded. The four stages are each on their ends delicately wrapped with gold wire. A beautifully unrestored jewellery in a large wearable size.