Ancient Art, Antiquities & Ancient Coins

Roman Gold Ring with Gnostic Intaglio 2nd, 3rd Century AD.

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Start price: £500

Estimated price: £1,000 - £1,600

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A solid gold ring with filigree decorated hoop, holding encased cornelian intaglio with gnostic image of horse protome, actor mask and chicken legs ; 4.74 grams, 22.4 mm overall, 19.5mm max internal diameter . Private collection, Germany, 1990s. Acquired 2009. Acquired from EU gentleman.