Roman Sard Intaglio Depicting Apollo, circa 1st Century BC-1st Centruy AD


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Apollo’s head in profile and with laurels, in a 19th century composite gold mount with inner inscription dated 1886, intaglio 1.2cm high, ring size 5 1/2 For an impression of a similar intaglio, see J. Boardman, C.Wagner, D.Scarisbrick, E. Zwierlein-Diehl, The Marlborough Gems: Formerly at Blenheim Palace, (Oxford University Press), p.80, plate. no. 118.