Gold Ring with a Roman Scorpio Carnelian Gem

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Gold, Carnelian
Dimensions: 2.4 cm high (ring); 1.9 cm in diameter; 7.1 gram
Price: 2 600 Euro
Ref: 3397
Provenance: From the estate of a French jeweler who set the ancient gems by himself. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Intact and wearable.
Description: Wearable 18 carat gold ring with a Carnelian gem depicting a scorpio. The stone is slightly shimmering through with yellow inclusions. The depiction of the scorpio is naturalistic and of very beautiful quality. The gem is set in a modern gold ring, with the engraved collection number 3446 on the inside.