A Roman hollow gold hardstone intaglio ring,
possibly 3rd century, with an oval hardstone tablet, intaglio engraved with a dolphin and a fish. Roman set in a landscape position to soft chevron shoulders and shank, with a bloomed finish. 15.90mm wide, 7.73g.
Finger size O-P approximately, not round
Provenance: Iconastas, Piccadilly Arcade, St. James's, London, W1
Please note that the rings from the Iconastas collection have not been the subject of a metallurgy report, and as such cannot be substantiated in terms of period or purity.
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Light surface marks commensurate with its age.
Has been sized in the past.
A chip to the intaglio.
Tested as approximately 20ct gold.
Tested with an auracle electronic 20-22ct approximately. This is not an XRF test. Acid spot test 22-24ct approximately.
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