24 novembre 2013
Italian, 16th century, Pectoral cross set with intaglios with signs of the zodiac. Photo courtesy Sotheby's inscribed: DVM SPERO VNICVM CRVCIS HAC IN IMAGINE STELLA \ SANGVINE SIC RVBEAT SPES MEA CHRISTE TVO \ AVREA CEV RVBET HAEC CHRISTIVM SPERO \ DOMINI FVGITE PARIES ADVERSA ECCE \ VICIT LEA DE TRIBV IVDA; the upper gem on the lower arm possibly earlier; gold, set with heliotrope intaglios; 84mm., 3 5/16 in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP Provenance: private collection, the Netherlands;and thence by descent to the present owners... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2013
Merovingian, 8th century. Gemstone ring set with an intaglio with a grazing horse. Photo courtesy Sotheby's gold, set with a carnelian - bezel: 17mm., 5/8 in. - ring size Z½. Estimation 3,000 — 4,000 GBP Compare an inscribed ring set with a garnet found in 1880 near Compiègne in the Oise and later in the Pichon collection illustrated by M. Deloche, Etude historique et archéologique sur les anneaux sigillaires et autres des premiers siècles du Moyen-Age, Paris, 1900, p.143, pl. CXXIV. Sotheby's. European Sculpture &... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2013
A Georgian cornelian inataglio ring - Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner the oval cornelian measuring 2.1 x 1.8cms, seal-engraved with a classic male head, bearded and in profile, in a yellow gold setting with an open back and tapering gold shoulders, gross weight 7.7 grams, 1820. Price: £3,950.00 A Georgian cornelian intaglio ring - Photo courtesy Bentley & Skinner the oval cornelian plaque carved to depict the profile of a classical male, rubover set within a yellow gold mount with banded detail to the ridge, to a... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2013
Moonstone intaglio representing an 'Annunciation', 1531 AD - 1535 AD © Museum of London Part of the Cheapside Hoard.
18 février 2013
Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.
Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. Garnet, 2.1 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.). 27.734. Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912. © 2013 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Strongly convex intaglio in gold setting with ring. Sirius. Head and shoulders of a dog frontal. Around the body, a collar inscribed with artist's signature in Greek ["Gaios epoiei"]. Provenance: By date unknown in the 18th century: Lord Chesterfield Collection;... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2012
Intaglio: Methe, goddess of drunkenness, Egypt, Aulus workshop, 1st century BC. Chalcedony, 2.2 x 1.7 cm
05 août 2012
Gold ring with carnelian intaglio: winged Nemesis. Imperial Period. 1st–early 3rd century A.D. Roman, Cypriot. Carnelian, gold. 74.51.4234. The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
21 juillet 2012
22 karat gold modern setting ring with an ancient oval agate intaglio of a standing warrior holding an animal behind him as the central setting. 500 B.C.
27 juin 2012
Ring with intaglio portrait of Emperor Tiberius, 14–37 a.d.; Early Imperial. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Bothmer Purchase Fund and Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1994 (1994.230.7) © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
28 avril 2012
A Roman gold and jasper intaglio ring. Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Photo Bonhams The oval gem carved with a bearded profile head of a god, probably Zeus Serapis, wearing a headdress, set in a hollow gold ring, finger size 'V', intaglio 13mm long, Sold for £1,250 Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in Toronto, Canada in the 1970s Bonhams. Antiquities, 25 Apr 2012. London, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com