Ancient Roman Silver and Gold Ring with Garnet Intaglio of a Horse

GBP 2,000.00

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Object Description

A fine Ancient Roman finger ring featuring a silver round, flat-section loop and a gold oval bezel set with a garnet cabochon. The garnet intaglio has been delicately carved with the figure of a prancing horse, facing left. The anatomical features have been naturalistically rendered. The ring is further enriched with three spherical gold granules, situated in a triangular formation, on the shoulders.

Closest UK ring size: G

Date: Circa 2nd century AD

Object History

From a deceased lady’s estate, by descent.

Object Condition

Good condition, slight flaking to the back of the ring. Internal diameter 1.5cm.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.1 x 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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