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Roman Red Cornelian Intaglio in a Later Roman Ring Setting

head of a young man, facing left. Bezel-set in a gold sheet ring setting with decorative wire and granules around the sides of the bezel

intaglio: 2nd-3rd C. AD, ring setting: Eastern Roman, ca. 4th - 5th Centuries AD

U.S. ring size: 8.5


ex: European collection, before 1999

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.23

Comparandum: Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum; Antike Gemmen im Ungarischen Nationalmuseum (Budapest, 2000) p.92, no. 336

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