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Medieval Gold Cabochon Garnet Ring

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 589

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 910 - 1,360
USD ($) 1,120 - 1,680
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,610

MEDIEVAL GOLD CABOCHON GARNET RING

12th-13th century AD. A delicate gold hoop expanding slightly at the shoulders; the bezel hemispherical in which is set en cabochon a red gemstone (possibly garnet, ruby or tourmaline). Gold and gemstone, 1.55 grams, 23 mm overall height. (Approximate size UK O, USA 7, Europe 14.98, Japan 14).

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Found Northill Area, Bedfordshire 2010. Supplied with Portable Antiquities Scheme documentation and letter from the British Museum disclaiming the crown's interest in the item.

Literature
PAS: LEIC-7246EO.

Footnotes
The ring is very similar to examples 171.2, 172.2 and 175.2 in the Annual Treasure Report 2004, all of which are dated to the 12th to 13th centuries.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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