Roman Intaglios and Cameos

 

 

369   ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL AND GOLD PENDANT
         II c. A.D. 
Small ellipsoidal rim turned inward; conical bezel-setting containing a conical rock crystal gem. Flat intaglio depicts
iunctio dextrarum, ears of wheat, poppy above and cornucopia from both sides. 6 x 16 x 18 mm. 
SOLD

 
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381
   ROMAN   CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         III c. A.D.
A hoop widening towards horizontally protruding and rounded shoulders, decorated with longitudinal flutes. An ellipsoid shield  with carnelian intaglio depicting draped bust of Helios in radiate crown. 20 x 18
mm.
SOLD

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382
   ROMAN GARNET AND BRONZE RING
         I c. A.D.
Hoop, rounded on the outside, expanding into oval bezel with convex garnet intaglio depicting standing figure of Minerva holding Victoria, spear and shield behind her back. 21 x 24 mm.
SOLD 

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367
   ROMAN CARNELIAN  AND GOLD PENDANT
         II c. A.D. 
Convex carnelian set in oval box-type shield with beaded wire band. Ribbed wide loop soldered to the back and folded over. Intaglio depicts two opposing standing Victorias with wreath in their outstretched hands over altar. 
16 x 15 mm.
SOLD

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366
   ROMAN CARNELIAN  AND GOLD PENDANT
         II c. A.D.
Flat carnelian set in oval box-type shield with twisted wire boarder. Ribbed wide loop soldered to the back and folded over. Intaglio depicts standing figure of Fortuna. Wearing chiton, holding cornucopia in her left hand and ears of wheat in right hand. Ship’s rudder by her right leg. 13 x 16 mm.
SOLD 

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209
   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND GOLD AND SILVER RING
         III-IV c. A.D. 
Hoop of a thin silver band with two short grooves on each shoulder. Gold, round shield with a shallow bezel with a perimeter of incised dots around a carnelian cabochon engraved with Eros drawing a bow. Most of the hoop is missing. 7 x 7 mm for intaglio. 
SOLD

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368
   ROMAN  ROCK CRYSTAL AND GOLD PENDANT
         II c. A.D. 
Convex  rock crystal set in oval box-type shield with twisted wire boarder. Ribbed wide loop soldered to the back and folded over. Intaglio unconventionally faces gold background. Depicts two figures : Minerva standing to front with spear in right hand, shield by her feet and helmet in left hand; Fortuna stands to right holding cornucopia in her left hand and rudder in her right. Lateral crack.  18 x 20 mm.
SOLD

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380
   ROMAN GARNET  AND GOLD RING
         I c. A.D.
Hollow hoop, rounded on the outside, expanding into oval bezel with convex garnet intaglio depicting female portrait bust facing right with hair knotted behind.
20 x 16 mm.
SOLD

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169
   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         II c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band with triangular cross section, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat carnelian engraved with standing figure of Minerva holding Victoria, spear and shield behind her back. Short ground line. 19 x 21 mm, 7 x 10 mm for intaglio.
For the same type of rings see " Roman jewelry, A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia " by L. Ruseva-Prokoska, 1991, cat. # 276.
SOLD

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170
   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         II c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band with triangular cross section widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat carnelian engraved with standing deity on a short ground line holding rudder and uncertain attribute.
 ¾ of the hoop is missing. 7 x 9 mm for intaglio.
For the same type rings see " Roman jewelry. A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia " by L. Ruseva-Prokoska, 1991, cat. # 276.  
$ 325

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171   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         II c. A.D.

Oval hoop of a thin band with triangular cross section widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat carnelian engraved with a cornucopia. 1/4 of the hoop is missing. 6 x 8 mm for intaglio.
For the same type rings see " Roman jewelry. A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia " by L. Ruseva-Prokoska, 1991, cat. # 276.
SOLD


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383
   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.

Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat carnelian engraved with Hermes' bust left. Caduceus behind him.  1/2 of the hoop is missing. 6 x 8 mm for the gem.  
SOLD



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178
  ROMAN JASPER AND BRONZE RING
         III c. A.D.

Oval hoop of a thin band, with triangular cross section, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat jasper engraved with iunctio dextrarum and ears of wheat and poppy. 1/2 of the hoop is missing. 6 x 9 mm for gem.
For a similar gem see " Roman jewelry. A Collection of National Archaeological Museum-Sofia " by L. Ruseva-Prokoska, 1991, cat. # 208.
 

$ 400

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176   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND IRON RING
         II c. A.D.

Ellipsoid hoop (fragment) with round carnelian gem engraved with pomegranate and two ears of wheat. Heavily oxidized. 10 x 9 mm for the gem.
$ 400

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177
   ROMAN CARNELIAN AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.

Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with high, flat carnelian engraved with an eagle with spread wings. Most of the hoop is missing. 6 x 9 mm for the gem.  
SOLD 




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373
   SASSANIAN STAMP SEAL
         V-VI c. A.D.
Chalcedony, hemispherical, pierced. Depicts ram walking left, tree to the left, star above. Deposits of copper oxides
. 20 x 23 x 27 mm.
SOLD



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420   SASSANIAN STAMP SEAL
         V-VI c. A.D.
Carnelian, hemispherical, pierced. Depicts winged bull left, star to the left, star above
. 10 x 15 x 17 mm.
$ 550



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174
   ROMAN GLASS INTAGLIO
         I c. A.D.
A flat, oval, clear, light green glass depicting a lion attacking a stag. 11 x 9 mm.
$ 350



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211
   ROMAN GLASS INTAGLIO
         I c. A.D. 
Flat, oval, clear light blue-green glass depicting crouching, nude bearded figure
(Satyr?) holding lekythos in his left hand. 6 x 7 mm. 
SOLD 



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190
   ROMAN GLASS INTAGLIO
         I c. B.C.-I c. A.D.
Flat, oval, clear light yellow glass depicting standing figure of Tyche. Wearing chiton, holding cornucopia in her left hand and ears of wheat in right hand. Ship’s rudder by her right leg. 8 x 5 mm.
$ 600



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179
   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting bust of Athena in profile to the left.
She wears a crested helmet high on her head with long hair along her neck; chiton adorned with her aegis which is rendered by crosshatching. Most of the hoop is missing. 6 x 8 mm for the glass.  
SOLD


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180
   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting standing deity holding attribute in her right hand. Most of the hoop is missing. 7 x 4 mm for the glass.
 
$ 150



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181   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting standing nude male deity holding uncertain attributes in both hands. Mercury with caduceus and money bag ? Most of the hoop is missing. 9 x 6 mm for the glass.  
$ 175



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182
   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting a head in profile to the left. Most of the hoop is missing. 8 x 6 mm for the glass.
$ 150



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185
   TWO ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RINGS
         III c. A.D.
One with oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with truncated cone, blue glass intaglio. Another one with  oval hoop of a thin band and an ellipsoid shield with glass cabochon. Most of the hoop is missing on both. To 8 x 8 mm for the glass.  
SOLD

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186   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting standing figure. 18 x 13 mm.  
SOLD


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183
   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting draped bust of Helios left in radiate crown.
Most of the hoop is missing. 5 x 6 mm for the glass.
$ 175



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184
   ROMAN GLASS AND BRONZE RING
         II-III c. A.D.
Oval hoop of a thin band, widening towards the shoulders. Slightly profiled ellipsoid shield with flat glass depicting standing figure. Most of the hoop is missing. 9 x 6 mm for the glass.
$ 125



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