Roma antica Argento dorato - Raro anello traforato paleocristiano con croci - (1)

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Roma antica Argento dorato - Raro anello traforato paleocristiano con croci - (1)
4th century AD

Outstanding Roman - early Christian silver gilt ring showing an openwork panel / projecting bezel with 4 finely detailed openworked crosses and central star.

Rings with projecting bezels were inspired by bronze key rings, thought to open small boxes (or marriage caskets). This ring type is excessively rare.

Outside diameter: 23 x 20,9 mm
Inside diameter: 20,1 x 17,9 mm
Weight: 6,15 g

Condition: good solid condition, wearable. Original gilding still present on the main front part. Patina and signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images.

Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).

Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection, 2020. Prior in English private collection of M.H.
The seller guarantees this piece is acquired in a legal manner. Related documents seen by Catawiki.

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Dettagli lotto
Cultura
Roma antica
Materiale
Argento dorato
Numero di oggetti
1
Oggetto
- Raro anello traforato paleocristiano con croci
Secolo / Intervallo di tempo
4th century AD
Condizioni
Buone Condizioni, Vedere Foto
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