Roman Chalcedony Intaglio in Gold Ring

 

Roman Chalcedony Intaglio in Gold Ring

An ancient Roman calcedony intaglio depicting two birds at a fountain, a crescent moon above, a crab to the right and a hand holding two sheaves of wheat to the left, set in an ancient hollow cast gold finger ring.

Ca. 3rd - 4th century AD.
Maximum width: 2.8 cm.
Weight: 6.84 gm.
Approximate ring size: 6.

Formerly in an Israeli private collection.

Inv#: 6904

$3,500

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