Roman Gold Ring with Agate

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Gold, Agate
Dimensions: 2.1 cm high; 2.1 cm in diameter (ring); 2.7 gram
Price: Sold
Ref: 3361
Provenance: Collection Maurice Bovier (1901-1981), Switzerland.
Condition: Longitudinal cracks in the hoop, yet the ring is ready to wear.
Description: Roman gold ring with a hoop of gold sheet, broadening towards the bezel. The setting, also of gold sheet, holds a longitudinally ovale, multilayered tricolor agate. Ready to wear.