Lotto 22 | A rare roman garnet intaglio mounted on a iron ring. Working ant.

BERTOLAMI FINE ARTS - Riversdell Close 27, KT16 9JW Chertsey
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A rare roman garnet intaglio mounted on a iron ring. Working ant.

A rare roman garnet intaglio mounted on a iron ring. Working ant.

1st-2nd Century A.D.
Intaglio 7,5x10 mm ;

Ring rounded without and flatten within, the oval bezel set with a high relief intaglio depicting a working ant, turned to the left. Vertical crack on the stone missing on the mounting.

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U.K. private collection