Roman Gold Ring with a Yellow Jasper Scorpion Intaglio

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Gold, yellow jasper
Dimensions: 1.8 cm high; Ring diameter 1.7 cm; Weight 1.6 gram.
Price: Sold
Ref: 3354
Provenance: Collection Maurice Bovier (1901-1981), Switzerland.
Condition: Setting with small indents and cracks, which are hardly visible.
Description: Small gold ring with a ribbon-shaped, slightly inwards corrugated band, which becomes broader towards the setting and holding on each end two rings. In the thin sheet gold setting a yellow jasper intaglio depicting a scorpion.