Ancient Roman Silver Ring with Horse Intaglio

GBP 900.00

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Object Description

An ancient Roman silver ring featuring an ellipsoid hoop with the shank decorated with two mirroring wave trails. The shoulders are further enriched by protruding granulated details on either side of the bezel, one of which is now missing. The horizontally orientated carnelian stone inside the oval bezel is carved with an intaglio of a horse. The animal is depicted bending down to reach the ground, its thick herringbone mane flowing above its head.

Closest UK ring size: R

Date: Circa 3th-4th century AD

Object Condition

Fine condition, a decorative detail with granules is missing from one ring shoulder.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.4 x H:2.5 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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