A ROMAN CARNELIAN RING STONE
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
The bevelled oval stone engraved with Pegasus flying to the left, the wings outstretched above, the forelegs extending, the hind legs bent below, the long tail upturned; mounted as a ring in a Victorian gold setting with intertwined snakes forming the hoop and surrounding the bezel, with diamonds for their eyes
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) wide; ring size 9¾