Ancient Roman 20K Yellow Gold Agate Ring

$8,700.00 USD

This Ancient Roman intaglio ring is set with an oval cabochon agate intaglio finely engraved with a standing lion. It is circa Second Century AD.

The stone features two natural colors, the upper surface carved to form a lion is a variation of browns, whereas the lower level background is a smooth creamy pale yellow.

Closed back rub-over setting, with smoothly rounded trumpeting shoulders tapering through to a solid D-shape shank.

  • 20K yellow gold
  • Circa 100-200 AD

Marking
No hallmark. Tested 20K yellow gold.

Measurements/Weight
Size: 8
T.W.: 9 DWT (14 grams)

Wear
Excellent, wear consistent with age and use.
No serious damage to the gold setting and the stone is in perfect condition.