Collection of 5 roman intaglio ring seals, 1st.-3rd.AD A terrific little collection of 5 choice Roman Intaglios, dating 2nd. century BC - 3rd. century AD.
List of seals: - Itaglio with Minerva, Roman Republic style in brown garnet stone, 2nd.-1st. century BC - Intaglio of irridiscent green glass with Sol, 3rd. century AD - Intaglio of rock crystal with Saturn, late republic, 1st. cent. AD - Intaglio of carnelian with Silenos, 1st. century BC. This intaglio a good example of artful ancient micro-engraving, good style! - Intaglio in garnet of Apollo, c. 3rd. century AD
Size: Up to 11 mm. max.
Condition: Choice! One seal has some rim chips, not affecting the intaglio, the other superb condition.
Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsch auction 2012.