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LOT 0569

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EUR (€) 5,120 - 7,390
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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £4,500
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Medieval Gold Bird of Prey Signet Ring

15th century AD

A substantial gold finger ring comprising a D-section hoop with faux-twist pellet detailing, rosettes to the shoulders, hexagonal bezel with intaglio image of a bird of prey attacking a smaller bird, pellets to the rim. 25.35 grams, 25.91mm overall, 20.73mm internal diameter (approximate size British U, USA 10, Europe 22.52, Japan 21) (1"). Very fine condition. A large wearable size.

Provenance
Property of a UK gentleman; acquired from a London gallery in the late 1980s; formerly from a private European collection, formed in the 1960s and 1970s.

Literature
Cf. Chadour, A.B. Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 601 for type.


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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £4,500

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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th Feb 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 26th Feb 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

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363 Main Road
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