6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 8,125
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A LATE ROMAN GOLD AND SAPPHIRE FINGER RING
CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
The plain hoop solid cast, flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, with slight carination at the shoulders, the high, tapering rectangular bezel with stamped grooves across the corners of the upper surface, set with a circular cabochon sapphire, two sides of the bezel with rectangular cut-outs
1 in. (2.5 cm.) long; ring size 4
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Acquired by the current owner in 1980.
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