AN EARLY ROMAN CARNELIAN RINGSTONE OF A GRAZING HORSE

Augustan or Julio Claudian, 1st Century BC–1st Century AD

Height: 10 mm. (0 3/8 in.)

Width: 14 mm (0 9/16 in.)

#5417

London market, 2016. Ex: Dutch private collection, acquired at Sotheby’s, London, 17 December 1962, lot 145.

Published: Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.23

Comparandum: Weiss, C (ed.); Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen : die antiken Gemmen der Sammlung Friedrich Julius Rudolf Bergau im Germanischen Nationalmuseum, Nurenberg (Nurenberg, 1996) pp.123-124, pl.64