Solid Gold Ring from the Classical Period

Culture: Greek
Period: 5th-4th century B.C.
Material: Gold, glass paste
Dimensions: 2.7 cm x 2.2 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 2242
Provenance: American private collection Elaine Lustig Cohen, acquired on 24 October 1973 at J.J. Kleiman, New York. With a copy of the original invoice.
Condition: Glass paste with minor wear, but still with very vibrant color. Intact.
Description: Heavy, solid gold ring with a blue-violet, oval stone of exquisite glass paste. The setting flat and widely framing. Excellent ancient craftsmanship with a wonderful patina. Ready to wear.