Location:Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
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Item:3326040662573rd TO 4th CENTURY CLASSICAL GREECE ANCIENT GOLD RING WITH INTAGLIO SEAL PORTRAIT OF A DEMIGOD (PAN?) RARE AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION MUSEUM QUALITY RING THIS AUTHENTIC AND RARE ANCIENT HELLENIC GOLD RING, circa 3rd TO 4th CENTURY B.C., IS OF EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY AND DESIGN. THIS SUPERB, MUSEUM QUALITY RING IS MADE OF MADE OF GOLD. THE SHOULDERS OF THE RING GENTLY SLOPE AND TAPER, MERGING INTO THE SHANK. THE SHANK IS OF AN OVOID D-SHAPE TYPE. THE FACE OF THE RING HAS AN UPRAISED BEVEL SURROUNDED BY DELICATE BEADING ORNAMENTAL DESIGN. THE BEVEL IS SET WITH A CARVED AND POLISHED DARK RED OVAL STONE. THE INTAGLIO INCISED INTO THE FACE DEPICTS THE STRIKING PORTRAIT OF THE FACE OF A BEARDED MAN. THE PORTRAIT COULD DEPICT A GOD SUCH AS ZEUS, A KING OR OTHER DESPOT, OR A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF THE OWNER. IT IS UNUSUAL AMONG MOST EXTANT EXAMPLES TO BEAR A FACING PORTRAIT. THIS RING IS STRONG, STURDY AND SOLID ENOUGH TO BE WORN, BUT IS A 100% GENUINE HISTORICAL OBJECT FROM THE CLASSICAL PERIOD OF THE ANCIENT GREEK CIVILIZATION. JEWELRY MADE OF PRECIOUS METALS WITH WELL-CRAFTED DESIGNS OF HIGH ARTISTIC SKILL AND ORNAMENTATION WERE EXTREMELY POPULAR SYMBOLS OF STATUS IN THE GREEK WORLD. MANY PIECES WERE ORNAMENTED WITH SEMI AND PRECIOUS STONES, ENAMELS, AND INTAGLIOS CARVED WITH AMAZING SKILL. RING WEIGHS 12 GRAMS SIZE 4 1/2 33 mm AT THE WIDEST POINTINSIDE DIAMETER 18 mm TO 16 mm21 mm FROM CROWN TO BASEINTAGLIO IS 13 x 9.5 mm COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY AND ATTRIBUTION You can arrange pickup from our Fort Lauderdale storefront location Our business hours are Monday - Friday 10:00am-5:00pm EST Please ask any questions with concerns before bidding / making a purchase. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING & DELIVERY Import taxes and duties are NOT included in the item price or shipping charges. We cannot declare any package as a "gift", ”sample”etc. We now ship solely via USPS Priority Mail International or Fedex International for your additional tracking and security and ensure delivery to customs. Delivery times could get delayed to as much as 4 weeks depending on customs conditions. It is the buyer's responsibility to check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs (if any) will be prior to bidding or buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up. They are not additional shipping charges by RareCoinCollector. We combine shipping on all multiple purchases.Condition:please note: "ring is a 100% genuine historical artifact" COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY AND ATTRIBUTIONPLEASE READ BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS AND HISTORY, Material:Gold, Provenance:Ownership History Not Available
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3rd – 4th CENTURY BC ANCIENT GREEK GOLD DEMIGOD CARVED INTAGLIO SEAL RING