London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A ROMAN GOLD AND DARK RED GLASS FINGER RING
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The cabochon glass intaglio with figure of young Herakles holding club, lion skin draped over arm, in hollow gold hoop, one shoulder decorated with small applied gold knob
Intaglio 7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) long
English private collection, late 1970s - early 1980s.
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