A Sasanian carnelian intaglio ring
Lot 202
A Sasanian carnelian intaglio ring
£1,400 - 1,600
US$ 2,400 - 2,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Sasanian carnelian intaglio ring
Circa 5th-7th century A.D.
The oval stone carved with a portrait bust of a bearded man, depicted with curly braided hair and a necklace draped across his chest, a pahlevi inscription to the left, re-set in an ancient silver ring, probably not belonging, finger size 'M', the intaglio 13mm long

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  • Provenance:
    English private collection, acquired in the 1980s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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