Roman Gold Ring with a Garnet Intaglio

Culture: Roman
Period: 2nd century A.D.
Material: Gold, garnet
Dimensions: 2.1 cm high; Ring diameter 1.8 cm; Weight 2.9 gram.
Price: 800 Euro
Ref: 3355
Provenance: Collection Maurice Bovier (1901-1981), Switzerland.
Condition: Intact
Description: Delicate, massive gold ring with a thin band, broadening towards the top. A spherical garnet intaglio with an engraved bird is set on the plate.