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LOT 0869

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 300 - 420
USD ($) 340 - 480

Opening Bid
£225 (EUR 269; USD 306) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Decorated Gold Bead

8th-10th century AD

A biconical gold bead with flanged collars to each end, medial rib with tooled vertical dashes and three oval-shaped raised cells, one with remains of enamelling, tooled gadrooning to one half of the body, the other half segmented by tapering vertical bands; hollow-formed. 3.29 grams, 21mm (1"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Abelita family collection, 1980-2015.