Ancient Roman Gold Ring with a cornelian (used during Christening ceremonies) - 16.8 mm - (1)

Description
Ancient Roman Gold Ring with a cornelian (used during Christening ceremonies) - 16.8 mm - (1)
3ème siècle AD

Description: a golden child's ring used during baptism ceremonies with a round section hoop, granules on the shoulders, an ellipsoidal bezel surrounded by a pearled thread, a carnelian partition inlaid and engraved with an intaglio "anchor" motif
Certificate of authenticity included.
Provenance: From the David John Dennis antique jewellery collection, acquired on the British art market in the early 2000s.
Literature: Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska , L. Roman jewellery , Sofia, 1991 item 198 for type.
Material: Gold + carnelian
Dating: 3rd century AD
Size: 16.80 mm (outside), 11.95 mm (inside) - 2.05 g
Condition: very good condition, see picture
Shipping: secure sending and insured

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Purchased by the present owner in Harwich, England from a former private collection.

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Gold
Number of objects
1
Object
Ring with a cornelian (used during Christening ceremonies)
Dimensions
16.8 mm
Century/ Timeframe
3ème siècle AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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