Greek Carnelian Portrait Intaglio in Gold Ring

An ancient Hellenistic Greek carnelian intaglio of a draped portrait bust of a woman with braided locks of hair, probably the image of a Ptolemaic queen, set in a later massive gold finger ring.

Alexandria.
Ca. 3rd - 1st century BC.
Maximum width: 3.1 cm.Weight: 41.29 gm.Approximate ring size: 11 1/2.
Formerly in a New York private collection.
Inv#: 5431
Guaranteed Authentic

$7,500

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