THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN SCHOLAR
A ROMAN SARDONYX RINGSTONE
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
The convex oval stone engraved with two Pisces fish, one facing left, one facing right, below a star and crescent, framed by a Greek inscription reading: "of Fortunatus;" mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
¾ in. (1.9 cm.) long; ring size 6½
UK Art Market, 1980s-early 1990s.