The collet set oval 1st Century AD carnelian intaglio depicting a swimming dolphin.
Stirrup-shaped 18Kt yellow gold setting
Weight: 7.4 gr
Finger size: 6.5
In ancient Roman and Greek culture dolphins were associated with Neptune and of Venus and they were often perceived as rescuers of humans, probably because they like to bring things to the surface and gave a friendly encounter from the gods.
Price: US $ 6,000