Victorian Era Ancient Roman Lion & Bestarii Intaglio Signet Ring in 18k Gold

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An antique signet ring, made in 18k yellow gold and set with an intaglio-carved jasper stone, which depicts a battle between a lion and a Roman Bestarii. This fight scene was carved into the jasper tablet with a deep, vigorous character. The intaglio is held in a smooth, low-profile bezel, and the ring's shoulders are minimally decorated with a charming crescent-shaped detail. This ring's shank is fully round.
An antique signet ring, made in 18k yellow gold and set with an intaglio-carved jasper stone, which depicts a battle between a lion and a Roman Bestarii. This fight scene was carved into the jasper tablet with a deep, vigorous character. The intaglio is held in a smooth, low-profile bezel, and the ring's shoulders are minimally decorated with a charming crescent-shaped detail. This ring's shank is fully round.
Victorian Era Ancient Roman Lion & Bestarii Intaglio Signet Ring in 18k Gold

An antique signet ring, modeled in 18k yellow gold and set with an intaglio-carved jasper stone, which depicts a battle between a lion and a Roman Bestarii. This fight scene was carved into the jasper tablet with a deep, vigorous character. The intaglio is held in a smooth, low-profile bezel, and the ring's shoulders are minimally decorated with a charming crescent-shaped detail. This ring's shank is fully round. The intaglio carving dates to the 2nd or 3rd century. The setting reflects earlier tastes, but dates to the Victorian era.

Materials

18k gold
Jasper

Age

c. 1870

Size

US 6 3/4. This ring can be re-sized.

Dimensions

Ring face measures approx 17.5 mm x 13 mm; ring measures approx 4.25 mm at the shoulder; shank measures approx 1.75 mm; rise is low at approx 3.25 mm.

An antique signet ring, made in 18k yellow gold and set with an intaglio-carved jasper stone, which depicts a battle between a lion and a Roman Bestarii. This fight scene was carved into the jasper tablet with a deep, vigorous character. The intaglio is held in a smooth, low-profile bezel, and the ring's shoulders are minimally decorated with a charming crescent-shaped detail. This ring's shank is fully round.
An antique signet ring, made in 18k yellow gold and set with an intaglio-carved jasper stone, which depicts a battle between a lion and a Roman Bestarii. This fight scene was carved into the jasper tablet with a deep, vigorous character. The intaglio is held in a smooth, low-profile bezel, and the ring's shoulders are minimally decorated with a charming crescent-shaped detail. This ring's shank is fully round.
Victorian Era Ancient Roman Lion & Bestarii Intaglio Signet Ring in 18k Gold