search_icon 0

Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring

US UK

Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring

$1,200.00


Description

DATE: Intaglio, Roman c.3rd Century - Ring Mount, c.1880

An excellent antique signet ring set with an ancient Roman (!!!) carnelian intaglio depicting the goddess Fortuna. The intaglio is set in a Victorian ring mount, modelled in 9 karat gold and dating from the 1880s.

Fortuna was the Roman goddess of fortune (clue is in the name) and the personification of luck. She remained popular throughout the Middle Ages, and through into the Renaissance era.

STONES 

Carnelian

MEASUREMENTS 

Head: 16.8 x 12.0mm

Width of band: 

WEIGHT 

8.2g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 9k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some general wear commensurate with age

Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring Roman Fortuna Intaglio Signet Ring