Imperial Roman Black Agate Intaglio

(in a modern 22-karat gold setting) a female head

1st - 2nd Centuries AD

Height: 15.92 mm. (0 5/8 in.)

Width: 1304 mm (51 3/8 in.)

#2498

Ex: private American collection, 1998; previously, another private collection

Comparandum: Henig, Martin ; Classical Gems. Ancient & Modern Intaglios & Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1994) no.344