A gold ring set with an agate cameo carved with a herm of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato.
The cameo dates to around c.1800, the gold ring is later.
The cameo measures 2.4 x 1.8cm.
The gold ring is a size O UK / 7 US (measured on the leading edge).
For a similar example see ‘La Collezione Paoletti, Stampi in vetro per impronte de intagli e cammei, Tomo II, cassetto 5, fig. 341’.
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