Lotto 23 | A roman nicolo intaglio set in a postclassical gold ring. Ant.

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A roman nicolo intaglio set in a postclassical gold ring. Ant.

A roman nicolo intaglio set in a postclassical gold ring. Ant.

1st-2nd century A.D.
Intaglio 4x6 mm ; US size ring 5.5 ; 5,9 grs

Hoop rounded without and flatten within, the oval bezel with two gold ring attached at each terminal and set with an intaglio showing an ant: The insect is characterized by fine naturalistic details.

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U.K. private collection