AN ITALIC BANDED AGATE RING STONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
The flat oval stone engraved with a bearded sculptor seated on a stool before a bearded herm, the sculptor nude but for a mantle wrapped around his lower torso, extending both hands toward his work, on a short groundline; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
9/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long; ring size 9½