A gold ring set with an ancient nicolo intaglio of the Roman God Mercury.
The intaglio dates to the 3rd century AD and the high carat gold ring dates to the 19th century.
Ring size O UK / 7.25 US.
The intaglio measures 1.4 x 1cm.
Similar examples can be found in the collection of the British Museum, Registration numbers: 1917,0501.566 & AF.415.
Two similar examples can be found in the Paoletti Collection, ‘La Collezione Paoletti, Stampi in vetro per impronte de intagli e cammei’, page. 94, figs. 249 & 251.
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3 500 €