A Nicolo intaglio depicting a hero with a staff or spear in hand, offering a libation to an altar.
Roman, 1st - 2nd century and set in a Georgian gold ring.
Ring Size P UK / 7.75 US.
The intaglio measures 1.4 x 1cm.
The Nicolo intaglio is a light pale mottled blue layer over a black ground.
Mounted in high carat gold in a classic rubover setting leading to broad flared shoulders and a plain band, typical to the late 18th century - early 19th century.
Similarities can be drawn from an example in the Victoria and Albert Museum - a Nicolo Intaglio ring, accession number; 1126-1864. See last image.
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20 000 €