Rare Ancient Roman Medieval Era Silver Ring Clasped Orange Agate Gemstone
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Rare Ancient Roman Medieval Era Silver Ring Clasped Orange Agate Gemstone:
Genuine and originalExtremely Fine European Medieval (17th detailing a fine buttress clasped Orange Agate Gem. The shoulders of the ring are decorated with cross hatched incised line decoration. The Agate setting is original and has little wear seen to the cabochon, so in extremely fine condition. Good patination and calcite tones to the reverse of the bezel..: UK sizeV, US size10,3/4 at6.3 grams- very fine original condition - please see images - Grade A
Notes: Where it is possible to draw on reference material for similar ring types / stylesthis is made available in the description fromone of the following publications: Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings 1930 - C.C.Oman (reprint 1993) - Scarisbrick/Henig - Finger Rings(Ashmolean Museum Oxford - 2003) - BM Catalogue of Finger Rings Greek, Etruscan and Roman (1907) re-printed 1968, Marshall, F.H
All rings originate from private collections from both the UK and Europe. All ring examples are carefully selected and graded (A, B and C please see below) with all carefully cleaned and conserved as required. If a repair has been made, this will be mentioned in the description.
Grade A – Very fine: with no defects and little band distortion
Grade B – Fine: minimum defects and band distortion
Grade C – Good to fine: with defects as stated in description
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