Ancient Roman Gold Ring with Banded Agate Intaglio of a Gryllos

GBP 3,950.00

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Object Description

A very fine ancient Roman gold ring featuring a thin hoop which widens at three points each embellished with different engraving including flowers and a leaf. The octagon bezel is enriched with a banded agate intaglio.The semi-precious stone has been carefully carved with a gryllos of two men facing opposite ways. One is a clean shaven youthful man while the other is a bearded older man.

Closest UK ring size: P

Date: Circa 1st – 3rd Century AD

Object Condition

Fine condition. Very minor abrasions on the gold consistent with age.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.1 x H:2.2 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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