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Byzantine Gold Figural Intaglio Ring

Antiquities - Byzantine


LOT 643

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 910 - 1,360
USD ($) 1,120 - 1,680
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,725

BYZANTINE GOLD FIGURAL INTAGLIO RING

Circa 6th-8th century AD. A gold finger ring comprising a flat hoop with filigree border and large lozengiform bezel; the edges scrolled with filigree wire edging enclosing twelve large granules and four cabochon garnets; the central feature a garnet intaglio set en cloison; the intaglio formed as a bearded male bust with decorated tunic flanked by a vexillum and orb-with-cross, and with a cross clechee above the head. Gold and garnet, 9.29 grams, 24.7 mm. overall (Approximate size British N 1/2, USA 6 3/4, Europe 14.35, Japan 14).

Condition
Very fine condition, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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