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A ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET FINGER RING
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Formed from two hoops, each rounded on the exterior, concave on the interior, expanding to the bezel, with a collar-set cabochon garnet framed by spiral and plain wire filigree, with filigree volutes on the shoulders, the two hoops joined by a spiral filigree wire punctuated by granulation, and centered by a Herakles knot of beaded wire
58 in. (1.5 cm.) wide; ring size 3½

PROVENANCE
with Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1999.
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