Ancient Roman Silver Signet Ring

GBP 650.00

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Object Description

A very fine Ancient Roman silver ring, featuring a signet carnelian intaglio. Featuring a D section hoop, the ring has expanding shoulders and an oval recess bezel, which accommodates an octagonal carnelian intaglio stone bearing the engraving of the Greek letters ‘EP / MOY’ (of Ermos”), in two lines. Closest UK ring size K.

Date: Circa 2nd Century AD.

Object History

From the late Alison Barker collection, a retired London barrister; from her collection formed 1960s-1990s.

Object Condition

Fine condition, slight oxidation on the silver, some marks on the metal due to ageing. The hoop is split opposite the bezel. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.2 x H:1.5 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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