Ancient Carnelian Intaglio of Nike, the Greek Goddess of Victory

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Set in an 18k Gold Ring, the Carnelian of a pleasant deep orange colour, the helmeted Nike is holding the Wreath of Victory in her right hand and in her left hand is a Palm Leaf and on her arm is draped her robe. She is bare breasted and her pose is very graceful and she has the most beautiful Wings that reach her ankles and one can just make out her Golden Sandals. A fine quality and exciting Intaglio. Dimensions of top: 14/16 inch high x 9/16 inch wide

Weight: 10.5g

Finger size: USA 7 1/2

UK P CN 16 Greco/Roman

circa 200BC / 100BC

Gold mount: 20th century