A ROMAN NICOLO INTAGLIO RINGSTONE
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone engraved with a gryllos, composed of a bearded head conjoined with a bald Silenus head and an eagle with long curving beak, mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting
Intaglio 3/8 in. (1 cm.) long; ring size L
Private collection, Germany, 1960s.
Anonymous sale; Gorny & Mosch, Munich, 21 June 2005, lot 203.